On the outcomes of the 2019 Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum

The speech of the Russian President V. Putin during the plenary session of the SPIEF-2019 with Chinese President X. Jinping, the UN SG A. Guterres and leaders of other countries attending

The XXIII Saint Petersburg International Economic Forum (SPIEF) was held on June 6-8, 2019 with more than 19 thousand participants and 4,8 thousand journalists from 145 countries taking part. Most participants, 1072, came from China.

The USA traditionally brought the second biggest delegation – 520. A total of 620 agreements worth more than $50 trillion, which was a new record in the history of the Forum, have been signed.

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Botswana deserves ideal political leaders

This remains to be seen, particularly as opposite unity has been seeing its ups and downs. In 2012, three opposition parties namely the Botswana National Front (BNF), the Botswana Movement for Democracy (BMD), and the Botswana National Front (BNF) formed a political alliance under the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC). The Botswana Congress Party (BCP) would, after rebuffs, join the coalition in 2017.The promise made by the coalition to its...

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