Luanda — Angola and Russia consider the consider the need of signing a mid-term programme of economic, trade and technical-scientific cooperation aimed at implementing the existing agreements, ANGOP learnt Thursday from the Russian ambassador accredited in the country, Serguei Nenáchev.
The diplomat who was speaking to the press at the end of an audience granted by the speaker of the National Assembly (Parliament) of Angola, Roberto de Almeida, explained that this programme results from the need of implementing the accords existing in the legal, economic and technical-military fields, signed during the Presidency of the outgoing Russian Statesman, Vladimir Putin, whose mandate ends next May.
The official stressed that the relations between both countries are on a good rhythm, having reached one of the highest levels in 2006, when the Angolan President, José Eduardo dos Santos visited Russia.
According to the Russian ambassador, during the audience, the parties showed the availability of parliaments of the two countries to intensify their relations, bearing in mind the crucial role they play in the implementation of the aforementioned accords.
He added that during the meeting they also debated about the need of promoting the development of the cooperation between Angolan and Russian firms.