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Organizers cancel St Petersburg International Economic Forum 2020

MOSCOW/ST. PETERSBURG, Mar 6 (PRIME) -- The organizing committee of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum has made a decision to cancel the event in 2020 due to the threat of coronavirus, a representative of the committeeТs Chairman Andrei Belousov said late on Thursday.

УIn order to protect the health of Russian citizens, guests and participants of the forum, we have decided to cancel it this year,Ф the representative quoted Belousov as saying.

The forum was scheduled for June 3Ц6.

The government of the city of St. Petersburg said that the news is Уextremely unpleasant.Ф

Earlier this year, the Russian government decided to postpone the Sochi Investment Forum, which was to take place on February 12Ц14.

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06.03.2020 08:48
 
 
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