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MOSCOW, September 2 (Itar-Tass) - A Russian trade mission will be opened in Johannesburg, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after negotiations with his visiting South African counterpart Maite Nkoana-Mashabane here on Monday.
“I am glad to convey an official note to my South African counterpart in order to fix an intergovernmental agreement to inaugurate a Russian trade mission in Johannesburg at the Russian embassy in South Africa,” the minister said.
“We will finalize the procedure of putting to paper this very important agreement by this note,” Lavrov added.
Russia was prepared to help South Africa in creating a nuclear power industry. “There are several interesting projects in this sphere. We also consider other alternative energy sources,” he added.
The minister noted projects in aircraft building. “We plan joint production of a light multi-purpose helicopter,” he said.