FM: UAE, Russia to increase bilateral trade

Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation of the United Arab Emirates Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan had talks in Moscow followed by at a joint news conference at which Lavrov, according to the website of the Foreign Ministry, noted that the two parties “praised the current level of interaction, which can be seen in the number of meetings at the high and highest levels and in the delegation exchanges between various ministries and departments. We have agreed to further increase cooperation under the Declaration of Strategic Partnership signed in June 2018.”

“We focused on trade, economic and investment activities, as well as the promise of joint projects in various fields, and we emphasized the importance of further boosting the positive dynamics of increasing mutual trade,” Lavrov said. “We expect much from this year’s upcoming regular session of the Russian-UAE Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic and Technical Cooperation co-chaired by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Russian Minister of Industry and Trade Denis Manturov.”

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