Russia and US need third energy summit – Yusufov

By Tom Hoskyns 9 March 2017
  • Twitter logo
  • LinkedIn logo
  • facebook logo
  • Email logo
Igor Yusufov with Former Vice President Dick Cheney after the first US-Russia energy summit in 2002. (Igor Yusufov) Igor Yusufov with Former Vice President Dick Cheney after the first US-Russia energy summit in 2002. (Igor Yusufov)

Although officials in the United States have denied a meeting is being planned between newly elected US President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, some sort of engagement seems inevitable in the coming months.

Igor Yusufov served as Russia’s energy minister during Vladimir Putin’s first term as president, and in late 2011 was special envoy of the Russian president for international energy cooperation. He tells Interfax Natural Gas Daily about his ideas for future relations between Russia and the US in energy.

Log in or register for a free trial to continue reading this article

Already a subscriber?

If you already have a subscription, sign in to continue reading this article.

Sign in

Not a subscriber?

To access our premium content, you or your organisation must have a paid subscription. Sign up for free trial access to demo this service. Alternatively, please call +44 (0)20 3004 6203 and one of our representatives would be happy to walk you through the service.

Sign up