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President of the Global Energy Association took part in the final online session of "Primakov Readings"

The final online session of the international forum "Primakov Readings - 2020" was held on Friday in Moscow. The sessions were conducted by IMEMO and Interfax news agency with the support of the Global Energy Association.

The closing session was attended by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and  the President of the Global Energy Association  Dr Sergey Brilev.

As Brilev said during the session, the Global Energy Association has completed the nomination cycle, the geography of participants has expanded. "The usual nominees for the Global Energy Prize, apart from Americans, Chinese, Europeans and Russians, were joined by Brazilians, Qataris and Saudis this year. I think it's a good movement here," he said.

According to Brilev, the report "10 breakthrough ideas in the energy sector for the next 10 years" is being prepared, which is accompanied by a record of experts, including those who appeared on the platform of "Primakov Readings".

Previously, online sessions of Primakov Readings were attended by Pavel Korolev, Vice-President for Development and Projects of the Global Energy Association and Sophia Morgan, Head of the International cooperation of the Association.

Discussions raised by the experts of the Global Energy Association included topics about the prospects for restoring shale production in the US, the EastMed gas pipeline, potential supplies of Russian gas for Indian electric vehicles and consequences of a sharp decline in the share of coal in the European energy sector.

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