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Putin views Russian trade growth with West African countries as positive

Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday described as positive the growth rate of the country’s trade with West African states and expressed hopes for the further development of relations with the entire African continent.

MOSCOW (UrduPoint News / Sputnik – October 25, 2022) Russian President Vladimir Poutine On Tuesday, he described as positive the growth rate of the country’s trade with West African states and expressed his hopes for the further development of relations with the entire African continent.

“In general, Russia has a considerable commercial turnover and, above all, a very good rate of commercial growth. We hope that during your presidency of this organization, a significant contribution will also be made to the development of relations with your country, with the members of the organization, and with the whole of the African continent”, Cheese fries said during a meeting with Guinea-Bissau President Umaro Sissoco Embalo, who currently chairs the Economic Community of West African States.

The Russian The President also said that it was necessary to continue working on the development of trade, economic and humanitarian relations with Africamentioning that Russia planned to hold the second Russia-Africa summit in 2023 in St. Petersburg.

The first Russia-Africa summit and economic forum took place Russian seaside resort of Sochi on October 23-24, 2019and was co-hosted by Egypt. The participating States have defined priority areas of economic cooperation with the aim of achieving concrete objectives in the years to come. These cover Russian-African cooperation in a variety of areas, including Politicssecurity, economics, science, Technology and cultural.