MOSCOW, August 19. / TASS /. Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has ordered the government to sign an agreement with the government of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to open Russia’s trade mission in Abu Dhabi, according to a statement on the website of the Russian government.
"During the meeting of the intergovernmental Russian-Emirates Commission on trade, economic and technical cooperation the UAE party expressed interest in expanding Russia's economic presence in the country and voiced its consent for the opening of Russian trade representative office in Abu Dhabi," the statement said.
The Prime Minister’s ruling provides for the exchange of notes between the countries aimed at signing a bilateral agreement to open Russia’s trade representative office in Abu Dhabi. The draft agreement is in line with Russia's international obligations and does not contradict the provisions of the Treaty on the Eurasian Economic Union dated May 29, 2014.