Deputy of the State Duma of the Russian Federation, Co-chairman of the EU-Russia Parliamentary Cooperation Committee.
First Deputy Chairman of the Committee on International Affairs of the State Duma, Co-Chairman of the Parliamentary Cooperation Committee, Chairman of the Subcommittee on the European Cooperation, Deputy Chairman of deputy's group of faction "United Russia". Coordinating Chairman of the Deputy Group for connections with Benelux countries "Russia-Benelux". PhD in Economics.
Russian-Venezuelan relations have very good prospects. However, there is a chance that this collaboration may slow down or suffer disruption following a change in power in Venezuela. That is why interstate relations should never be built upon personal ties with specific political leaders, but on a more solid foundation.
In times of globalization, alliances between different countries begin to play a much more significant role, particularly such summits as G8 and G20. There are various forms of such meetings on all the continents of our planet.
On October 16, 2009, Andrei Klimov gave a speech at the meeting of the Russian European Club in Monaco. Some points that have been stated present great interest to the P&S site viewers, as they can get current information about the state of Russia-Mediterranean relations first hand.
Finally it is a fact: despite legal uncertainty (the “constitutional” Treaty of Lisbon between the EU countries has not come yet into effect), the European Union held its parliamentary elections in June and is now preparing for the autumn reappointment of the higher government of the “united Europe”.