Posted by: africanpressorganization | 26 June 2009

During his official visit to Namibia President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev held talks with President of Namibia Hifikepunye Pohamba.

 


 

 

During his official visit to Namibia President of Russia Dmitry Medvedev held talks with President of Namibia Hifikepunye Pohamba.

 

 

WINDHOEK, Namibia, June 26, 2009/African Press Organization (APO)/ — After one-on-one talks there was a meeting between the two countries’ delegations.

The development of bilateral relations was among the subjects discussed. Dmitry Medvedev singled out as particularly promising energy-related projects, including nuclear energy, large-scale projects in mining, agricultural cooperation, including fisheries, and tourism.

Following the visit the presidents of Russia and Namibia issued a joint communique. According to Dmitry Medvedev, this document signals the opening of a new stage in the development of relations between the two countries.

A number of joint documents were also signed, including a memorandum of cooperation between Gazprombank and the National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (NAMCOR), an inter-governmental agreement on reciprocal encouragement and protection of investments, and a memorandum of intention between Rosrybolovstvo [Russia’s Federal Agency for Fisheries] and the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources of Namibia.

 

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Russia – Presidency


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