Mr Ivanov said it was up to court to acquit of convict company CEO Mikhail Khodorkovsky and assured that the trial would be open and transparent.
During the 4-hour meeting with prominent Spanish businessmen, Mr Ivanov assured that the Russian authorities were set to ensure the continuity of the processes launched in the past 4 years. The course of reforms will not change, Mr Ivanov assured.
Mr Ivanov also presented Russia's position on the Iraq problem, according to a source.
The acting minister said the Russian ruling party's landslide victory in the December 7 parliamentary elections was a result of major economic successes.