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Igor Chestin: The G8 summit showed a new level for similar actions

01.01.70

, July 17 - RIA Novosti.
The member of the national Working Group of Civil G8 project, WWF-Russia Director Igor Chestin is sure that The G8 summit showed a new level for similar actions.

The summit showed a standard for the next summit in Germany and this country will have to correspond to these standards, - said Chestin in his interview to RIA-Novosti.

The WWF-Russia Director is sure, that for the first time the dialogue between the civil society and G8 leaders was conducted at such high level.

Chestin supposes, that the summit was successful for NGOs as well. The summit and all the previous actions were the victory for all of is.

Chestin is sure that the Civil G8 managed to do much within the sphere of energy security one of the key issues.

The G8 leaders were mainly discussing the energy security problems because it is linked with the ecology issues, - Igor Chestin added.

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