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BUENOS AIRES, November 11 (Itar-Tass) — Legislators of Moscow and Buenos Aires have agreed to exchange experience and expand cooperation between Russia and Argentina.
The Moscow municipal Duma and legislation of Argentina’s capital city signed a protocol on cooperation on Sunday.
In an interview with Itar-Tass, Speaker of the Moscow City Duma Vladimir Platonov, who headed the Russian delegation, said the sides discussed problems big cities have.
“We have discussed issues of transport, local governments, elections, multi-party systems, where not all parties are represented at a parliament, as well as invited the Argentineans to pay a return visit,” Platonov said. “We have mentioned that meetings of the Moscow Duma are broadcasted on the Internet every Wednesday, and our portal offers information on any bills and events.”
The most important result of the meeting is that the two countries have made “a step towards each other” and have provided all necessary conditions for improvements of relations.
Legislators of Moscow and Buenos Aires consider as priorities expanding of contacts in education, sciences, culture, tourism, healthcare and social services. They plan to pay much attention to exchange of experience in establishment of a legal base on civil rights and freedoms, on improvement of legality and order, on organisation of social and economic reforms, on social protection and on protection of environment.