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Energy, innovation to dominate EU summit - People's Daily Online
Populux | October 20, 2006 at 02:51 amby
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The European Union leaders on Friday will focus on its energy ties with Russia , and how to stimulate innovation to boost the 25-member bloc's competitiveness. Energy will be a hot topic during an informal EU summit in the southern Finnish skiing resort town of Lahti, where Russian President Vladimir Putin has also been invited to participate. EU states worry about their energy security, and fear that Moscow will use energy as a political weapon since Russia supplies a quarter of Europe's gas ...