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On the Accreditation of Media Representatives at the 18th Ministerial Session of the Council of the Baltic Sea States


    On 5-6 June 2013, the 18th Ministerial Session of the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) will take place at the «Yantar» State Residence in the Pionersky town, the Kaliningrad region. Sergey Lavrov will participate in the forum. Following the session Russian, German and Finnish Foreign Ministers will give a joint press conference.

    A duly equipped press center with Wi-Fi access to the Internet will be open from 8:30 a.m. on June 6 to facilitate the coverage of the event.

    Media accreditation closes at 16:00 on May 30. In order to obtain accreditation, applicants are required to fill in a corresponding form attaching a photo (photo requirements: jpg., 3x4 cm, resolution from 350x467 to 600x800 pixels (50-200 Kb).

    Accreditation for foreign media representatives

    To obtain any visa information foreign media representatives are kindly requested to contact the Press Center of Russia's Foreign Ministry not later than May 28, 2013 by phone +7 (499) 244 20 87, fax +7 (499) 244 17 66 or by e-mail

    All relevant information on the Session is posted on the CBSS websites at and Media information brochure will be available soon on Homepage of the Ministry Website in Section Council of the Baltic Sea States.

    Telephone for enquiries: +7 (499) 244 27 79, +7 915 304 79 38; e-mail:

    23 May 2013