LUXEMBOURG, Oct 20 (PRIME)
EU Foreign Council to decide on next steps vs Russia MonLUXEMBOURG, Oct 20 (PRIME) -- The E.U. Foreign Council will assess the implementation of a peace settlement plan in Ukraine and define the Union’s next moves about Russian sanctions at a meeting on Monday, E.U. foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said during an E.U. foreign ministers meeting.
Russian firm to build N. Korean roads, develop natural resources
PYONGYANG, Oct 20 (PRIME)Russian builder NPO Mostovik has developed a plan of designing and upgrading railways and ore enriching plants as well as a plan to develop and process natural resources in North Korea, CEO Vladimir Shishov told PRIME on Monday.
EU can finance Ukrainian gas debts only under clear guarantees
LUXEMBURG, Oct 20 (PRIME)The E.U. can give Ukraine money to repay gas debts, but only under clear guarantees, Czech Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek, the head of Czech Affairs Ministry, said at a meeting of E.U. foreign ministers Monday.
Russia’s Norilsk Nickel sells African business for $337 mln
MOSCOW, Oct 20 (PRIME)Russian metals giant Norilsk Nickel has sold a 50% stake in nickel company Nkomati in the Republic of South Africa and 85% in Botswana’s Tati Nickel to Botswana-based BCL Ltd U.S. for $337 million in a deal that will be closed within six months, Norilsk Nickel said in a statement on the company’s official Web site on October 18.
Interview with B&N Bank Vice President Irina Komarova