MOSCOW, June 23. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin has instructed the Foreign Ministry to sign the Treaty on the Principles of Relations with the Cooperative Republic of Guyana.
According to the presidential decree, published on the official portal of legal information, Putin accepted the Russian government’s proposal "on the signing of the Treaty on Principles of Relations between the Russian Federation and the Cooperative Republic of Guyana."
Guyana is a state on the north-eastern coast of South America that gained independence from Britain in 1966. The country's population is about one million. The Guyanese economy is based on agriculture and mining production.