|Series Title||European Voice|
|Series Details||Vol 7, No.2, 11.1.01, p2|
Prime Minister Göran Persson said the time was right for developing ties with the country now that it has a popular new president and an improving economy. The Swedes are organising an EU-Russia conference for March at which the two sides will discuss what steps Russia can take to improve its chances for membership of the World Trade Organisation.
|Countries / Regions||Russia|