On February 10 by invitation of the Diplomatic Academy of Vienna, Ambassador of the Russian Federation in Luxembourg Mark Entin gave speech on Russian foreign policy and particularly its European direction. Ambassador told about last EU-Russia summit and focused on the details that make Russia and  EU countries closer. Ambassador gave explanations concerning the proposal of Russian Authorities oncreation of the continental free trade area by 2020 as a possible step on the way to create a unified economic zone from Atlantic to the Pacific and on merging of integration processes in the West and East of the continent. In his speech, Ambassador tried to show how much could benefit Austria, Luxembourg and other European countries from increasing of mutually advantageous cooperation between Russia and the European Union as well as from solving all unsettled issues of bilateral or multilateral agenda.

The speech elicited great interest, the conference room of Diplomatic Academy of Vienna was full. At the end of the coference Ambassador answered numerous questions.