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IAI Conference: Russia-EU Dialogue

Experts from Italy and Russia agreed that the EU and Russia should keep pursuing dialogue and selective cooperation, yet underlined that continued tensions in the former Soviet republics and the lack of a shared vision of Europe's political-security order were preventing EU-Russia relations from reaching their full potential. In these circumstances, the priority is managing competition, not relaunching cooperation. These and other issues were discussed at a high-level international conference organised by IAI and the Valdai Discussion Club in Rome.