ST. PETERSBRUG, May 22. /ITAR-TASS/. The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has no plans to change the strategy of its operations in Russia, Director for EBRD Corporate Projects in Russia Lindsay Forbes said on Thursday.

Forbes is participating in the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, which started on Thursday.

Forbes said an EBRD delegation had come to the forum to work on business issues.

EBRD President Suma Chakrabarti earlier called Russia a country of lesser priority for the EBRD, without specifying the consequences of a change of priorities.