Representatives of all countries unfriendly to Russia came to the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, said Anton Kobyakov, Adviser to the President of the Russian Federation, Executive Secretary of the SPIEF Organizing Committee.
"Among the representatives [who took part in SPIEF], there were all countries, including, as we currently call them, unfriendly ones.", TASS quoted him.
Kobyakov clarified that, in particular, in 2019, 600 representatives of the United States attended SPIEF, this year - 10 times less.
The presidential adviser added that about 14 thousand people attended the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum this year - these are representatives of 130 countries with the Russian Federation in this list, including 79 states that sent official representatives.