During his official visit to the Russian Federation, OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría met in Moscow with:
- Mr. Dimitri Medvedev, President of the Russian Federation
Mr. Igor Shuvalov, First Deputy Prime Minister
Mr. Alexei Leonidovich Kudrin, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance
Ms. Elvira Nabiullina, Minister of Economic Development
- Mr. Yuri Trutnev, Minister of Natural Resources and the Environment
- Mr. Alexander Konovalov, Minister of Justice
Mr. Andrei Denisov, First Deputy Foreign Minister
The main themes of the discussions were Russia as a candidate country for accession to the OECD, the Russian economic situation and the challenges ahead.
The Secretary-General also gave a speech at the Higher School of Economics on Russia and the OECD: working together for a stronger world economy.
President Dimitri Medvedev and Angel Gurría during their meeting, 25 April 2011, Moscow, Russian Federation (Photo: Presidential Press and Information Office)