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Prime Ministers Talk Energy

NOVO-OGARYOVO, Moscow Region — The Russian and Norwegian prime ministers discussed trade and business cooperation between their countries, including contacts in the energy sector, over the phone Wednesday, said the Russian leader's spokesman, Dmitry Peskov.

"A telephone conversation took place between Prime Minister of Russia Vladimir Putin and Prime Minister of Norway Jens Stoltenberg, who addressed key issues of bilateral trade and economic cooperation between Russia and Norway with a focus on cooperation in the energy sector," Peskov said.

The telephone conversation was held at Norway's initiative, he added.

(Interfax)

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