the Parties agreed not to withdraw from the festival due to limitations in pandemic coronavirus.

– Pandemic covid-2019 prevented many plans, but the joint work will be continued, – said Sergey Zhvachkin. – We have laid a solid Foundation, and time has shown that the basis of our cooperation, our friendship is strong.

the Governor and the Ambassador of the EU “was found” during a videoconference, during which they discussed prospects of cooperation of the region with European countries. The main directions – visit of German business delegation to Tomsk and joint projects Tomich and Austrians in the forestry sector. The Governor and the head of the European diplomatic mission noted that all scheduled events will be held after the completion of the pandemic coronavirus.

According to Markus Ederer, the EU pays special attention to the topic of climate change and waiting for the Tomsk partners active participation in European projects and initiatives in this field.

the Study of the best regional and national practices in the opinion of conference participants, will allow to find solutions in the fight against coronavirus. Today it is a priority for the health and education of the Russian regions and European countries.

– In the fight against coronavirus main task is to find a balance between healthy people and a healthy economy. We in the Tomsk region together with the community and businesses in this balance we find, – said the head of the region.

No less important, the parties consider that cooperation in the sphere of culture. In this regard, as noted Sergey Zhvachkin and Markus Ederer, the fourth film festival of the EU – to be. Traditionally it will be held in Tomsk in the end of November. However, for the first time online.

the meeting was also attended by Vice-Governor for investment policy and property relations Yuri Gurdin and head of Department for international and regional relations of Tomsk region administration Alexey Stukanov.

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At the third festival of European film audiences were able to see 15 films from 15 European countries, including Italy, Denmark, Sweden, Germany. The festival was first held in the year 2017, and in 2018, the Governor Sergey Zhvachkin invited to do a review of the movies annual. The festival was organized by the EU representation in Russia and the Tomsk region administration.