21 February 2014

Eritrea: High-Level Eritrean Delegation Headed By Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Conducts Meetings With Russian Officials

Asmara — The high-level Eritrean delegation headed by Foreign Minister Osman Saleh that arrived in Moscow on the 16th of this month held meetings with Russian officials and conducted discussion as regards fostering bilateral relations and regional as well as international issues of mutual interest.

At a meeting it conducted last Tuesday, the delegation extensively exchanged views with the Russian Vice Chairman of the International Affairs Committee in Parliament DUMA, Mr. Alexandr Romanovich, focusing on ways and means of furthering bilateral ties in all domains. In the course of the meeting, Mr. Romanovich asserted readiness to do its level best towards promoting relations of partnership between both countries in the domains of investment, trade and others.

Speaking at a meeting he conducted with Mr. Valery Pak, Vice Minister of Natural Resource and Environment as well as Head of Federal Institute of Underground Resource of the Russian Federation, in which representatives of the Russian Ministry of Economic Development also took part; Mr. Osman Saleh gave briefings regarding Eritrea's natural resources, especially in connection with minerals. He further outlined the investment prospects in the Homeland.

Moreover, the high-level Eritrean delegation met the Russian Vice Minister of Education and Science, Mr. Benjamin Kaganov, and discussed the potential ground for partnership between both countries in the spheres of education, science and culture. In the course of the discussion, the Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation expressed readiness to collaborate with the Eritrean Ministry of Education.

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