NOVO OGARYOVO, November 7. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday Russia and Peru had common positions on many global issues.
“I’ll note with satisfaction that the exchange of views confirmed common positions of Russia and Peru on many principled issues of the global agenda. Due to this, we agreed to more closely coordinate our efforts on the world arena,” Putin said.
The talks mainly focused on international issues, he said, adding that the meeting touched on cooperation of both countries within the APEC format. “Russia also showed interest in the joint work with Latin American integration structures,” Putin said.
The parties discussed joint steps towards counteracting drug trafficking. “There is the base for this. Russian specialists have opened training courses for drug policemen in South America in the Peruvian capital of Lima. Over 115 people from nine states have undergone training,” Putin said.
He said both countries had big plans in industrial cooperation. A joint venture to assemble buses is being set up with KAMAZ participation. AvtoVAZ takes good positions on the Peruvian market. Russian Helicopters promotes the Mi and Ka helicopters in Peru and the United Aircraft Corporation holds talks on supplies of civil aircraft.