MOSCOW, November 11. /TASS/. The Russian government will establish a trade mission in Syria this year. Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin signed a relevant decree on November 10.
"The trade representation of the Russian Federation in the Syrian Arab Republic to be established in 2020 in the city of Damascus," the decree reads.
The Russian Ministry of Industry and Trade is tasked to approve the structure and the staff list of the trade mission.
At the same time, trade representations in Lithuania and Ukraine will be closed, with the relevant decree having been signed by the Russian prime minister on November 7.
"The Russian government orders to liquidate the trade representation of the Russian Federation in the Republic of Lithuania and the trade representation of the Russian Federation in Ukraine," the decree runs.