Following talks in Moscow yesterday with his Belgian counterpart, Russian foreign minister Yevgeny Primakov told reporters that Moscow does not oppose the entry of newly independent states into European economic structures. Primakov contrasted that with membership in NATO, which he said Russia still strongly opposes. Primakov also reiterated Moscow’s opposition in particular to membership in NATO for any of the former Soviet states. (Russian agencies, September 9)
Estonian-Russian Border Treaty on Ice.