Putin and Canadian Prime Minister May Discuss Bering Tunnel Project

25 de abril de 2007

<body><div id="article"><tr><td height="28" valign="middle" width="184"></td><td valign="middle" width="185"></td></tr><h1>Putin and Canadian Prime Minister May Discuss Bering Tunnel Project</h1><p>April 25, 1300EDT, (EIRNS)-Russian Ambassador to Canada Georgi Mamedov said he is now optimistic that the tunnel across the Bering Straits from Russia to Alaska will be built, "but we need Canada aboard," because the train route would go through British Columbia, the <em>Toronto Globe</em> and <em>Mail</em> reported April 20.</p><p>The ambassador said he expected Russian President Vladimir Putin and Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper to discuss the Bering Strait project at the Group of Eight economic summit in Heiligendamm, Germany, in June, the Globe and Mail reported.</p></div></body>