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TUNIS, March 04. /ITAR-TASS/. Prospects for the expansion of trade and investment cooperation between Russia and Tunisia will be discussed during the intergovernmental commission’s meeting due in May 2014, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday.
“We render aid to Tunisia in various spheres,” he said, adding, “Among the programs of our cooperation is the Deauville Partnership within the format of the G-8, where Russia now presides. We would like to turn this program into the maximally efficient and result-oriented.”
“We agree to work out specific proposals in the economic sphere that should be aimed at the stepping up bilateral trade volume and creating favorable conditions for the drawing of investments,” Lavrov said. “All those matters will be considered during the intergovernmental commission’s meeting, which will be held here in May 2014,” he added.
Moreover, Russia and Tunisia “decided to intensify the drafting of a whole package of agreements and memoranda, including a new agreement on tourism, as well as memoranda of mutual understanding in the sphere of the nuclear energy development and the environmental protection field,” the minister said.
The Russian foreign minister pointed to the solid humanitarian relations between the two countries. A large number of Tunisians are students of Russia’s higher educational establishments. Russian language teaching is being organized in 18 cities and towns of Tunisia.