Posted by: africanpressorganization | 9 August 2010

Russian-South African talks

 

 


 

 

Russian-South African talks

 

 

MOSCOW, Russia, August 9, 2010/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Dmitry Medvedev and President of South Africa Jacob Zuma reviewed plans for joint trade and economic projects.

Following the talks, intergovernmental agreements were signed in the presence of the two heads of state on easing visa requirements and on cooperation in the sphere of plant quarantine. In addition, the two countries signed a contract for the supply of enriched uranium products between TENEX and Eskom Holdings Ltd, and a Memorandum of Understanding between the Federal Space Agency (Roskosmos) and the South African National Space Agency (SANSA) on cooperation in the field of Earth observation.

On the Russian side, the meeting was attended by Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Natural Resources Minister Yury Trutnev, who also heads the South African-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Trade and Economic Cooperation.

After the talks, Dmitry Medvedev and Jacob Zuma held a joint news conference.

 

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