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Angola signs 7 new agreements with Russia


Devdiscourse News Desk luanda Angola
Updated: 06-04-2019 10:06 IST
Angola signs 7 new agreements with Russia

On the occasion, the Russian President invited his Angolan counterpart to attend the Russia-Africa Forum, scheduled for 24 October, this year. Image Credit: Pixabay

The Republic of Angola and the Russian Federation signed seven new cooperation agreements recently, which are intended to boost and strengthen the bilateral relations in various domains.

In the ceremony, held in Kremlin and attended by President João Lourenço and President Vladimir Putin, both countries' delegations signed agreements in the fields of justice, human rights, fisheries and agriculture, as well as the reciprocal recognition of each other's academic graduation documents.

The two parties also signed accords in the sectors of diamonds, exploration and utilisation of the Space for peaceful ends, as well as a memorandum of understanding between the diamond companies ENDIAMA (Angola) and ALROSA (Russia). It was also signed a memo between the Angolan Geological Institute and Russia's Rosgeologia, aimed at promoting co-operation in the area of geological studies and identification of projects.

The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, is since last Tuesday making an official visit to Russia, at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, in the ambit of the reinforcement of the bilateral co-operation relations. Meanwhile, before the decoration ceremony, Vladimir Putin and João Lourenço held a private meeting in which the two statesmen analysed the expansion of the bilateral co-operation in areas like trade, economy, humanitarian assistance, as well as pertinent current international and regional matters.

On the occasion, the Russian President invited his Angolan counterpart to attend the Russia-Africa Forum, scheduled for 24 October, this year. The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, is since last Tuesday making an official visit to Russia, at the invitation of President Vladimir Putin, in the ambit of the reinforcement of the bilateral co-operation relations.

With inputs from agencies.

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