This site uses cookies. By accepting cookies you can optimise your browsing experience. Read more.
Russia: Putin meets IMF’s Lagarde on sidelines of SPIEF00:50

Russia: Putin meets IMF’s Lagarde on sidelines of SPIEF

Russian Federation, St. Petersburg
May 24, 2018 at 15:23 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on Thursday.

The Russian leader welcomed Lagarde to his hometown, underlining the role of the IMF in economic and financial issues, saying: "We have always awaited with interest your speeches."

Lagarde in her turn expressed joy of visiting St. Petersburg and SPIEF again.

"I was delighted to come back to your hometown Saint Petersburg. I only have one regret because the last time I was at the forum it was in Saint Petersburg downtown. And it is such a gorgeous beautiful city that I miss the fact it was there and now it is here", she said.

The three-day St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) opens on May 24 in Russia's second largest city with representatives from over 70 countries expected at the event.

Russia: Putin meets IMF’s Lagarde on sidelines of SPIEF00:50
Pool for subscribers only
No Account? Sign up!
Description

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with the Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) on Thursday.

The Russian leader welcomed Lagarde to his hometown, underlining the role of the IMF in economic and financial issues, saying: "We have always awaited with interest your speeches."

Lagarde in her turn expressed joy of visiting St. Petersburg and SPIEF again.

"I was delighted to come back to your hometown Saint Petersburg. I only have one regret because the last time I was at the forum it was in Saint Petersburg downtown. And it is such a gorgeous beautiful city that I miss the fact it was there and now it is here", she said.

The three-day St. Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) opens on May 24 in Russia's second largest city with representatives from over 70 countries expected at the event.

Top downloads in last 24 hours
02:06
France: Nice church cordoned off following deadly knife attackFrance: Nice church cordoned off following deadly knife attack
October 29, 2020 at 13:54 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
02:33
France: Nice mayor vows to 'definitively destroy Islamofascism' following attackFrance: Nice mayor vows to 'definitively destroy Islamofascism' following attack
October 29, 2020 at 13:38 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
01:03
France: Police swarm church following death of three in Nice knife attackFrance: Police swarm church following death of three in Nice knife attack
October 29, 2020 at 10:21 GMT +00:00
Pool for subscribers only
00:53
France: Several injured, one woman 'beheaded' as police investigate Nice knife attackFrance: Several injured, one woman 'beheaded' as police investigate Nice knife attack
October 29, 2020 at 12:15 GMT +00:00
03:29
France: Tear gas flies as protesters rally against nationwide lockdown in ParisFrance: Tear gas flies as protesters rally against nationwide lockdown in Paris
October 30, 2020 at 03:04 GMT +00:00
00:43
France: Gunshots ring out as local captures moment police shot Nice church attackerFrance: Gunshots ring out as local captures moment police shot Nice church attacker
October 29, 2020 at 19:04 GMT +00:00
01:40
France: Heavy police presence outside Nice church after 3 killed in knife attackFrance: Heavy police presence outside Nice church after 3 killed in knife attack
October 29, 2020 at 14:36 GMT +00:00
01:13
France: Paris wakes up to second national lockdownFrance: Paris wakes up to second national lockdown
October 30, 2020 at 07:06 GMT +00:00
03:22
Colombian innovators create 'protective bubble' for children against coronavirus Colombian innovators create 'protective bubble' for children against coronavirus
October 29, 2020 at 14:53 GMT +00:00
02:29
France: Far-right group holds demo outside Nice church after attackFrance: Far-right group holds demo outside Nice church after attack
October 30, 2020 at 00:19 GMT +00:00
03:23
France: 'I'm afraid for our children' - Nice residents react to church attackFrance: 'I'm afraid for our children' - Nice residents react to church attack
October 30, 2020 at 00:12 GMT +00:00
01:41
France: Memorial set up for knife attack victims outside Notre-Dame church in NiceFrance: Memorial set up for knife attack victims outside Notre-Dame church in Nice
October 30, 2020 at 09:03 GMT +00:00
01:49
Nagorno-Karabakh: Shelling damages building near Shusha's historic cathedral Nagorno-Karabakh: Shelling damages building near Shusha's historic cathedral
October 30, 2020 at 00:54 GMT +00:00
01:54
France: Paris church bells ring out in honour of Nice knife attack victimsFrance: Paris church bells ring out in honour of Nice knife attack victims
October 29, 2020 at 14:35 GMT +00:00
03:02
Italy: Bar owners spill beer outside Lazio govt building to protest new COVID measuresItaly: Bar owners spill beer outside Lazio govt building to protest new COVID measures
October 29, 2020 at 09:22 GMT +00:00
03:20
Portugal: Surfers catch massive waves in Nazare after hurricane Episilon stirs up the AtlanticPortugal: Surfers catch massive waves in Nazare after hurricane Episilon stirs up the Atlantic
October 29, 2020 at 20:30 GMT +00:00
00:28
France: Police block off street near Nice church after deadly knife attackFrance: Police block off street near Nice church after deadly knife attack
October 29, 2020 at 15:19 GMT +00:00
03:09
Thailand: Tensions continue as thousands of anti-government protesters gather in BangkokThailand: Tensions continue as thousands of anti-government protesters gather in Bangkok
October 30, 2020 at 03:19 GMT +00:00
04:33
Peru: Psychologists dance, sing, and play with hospitalised COVID patients to help them recover in LimaPeru: Psychologists dance, sing, and play with hospitalised COVID patients to help them recover in Lima
October 29, 2020 at 15:41 GMT +00:00
View all videos