Russia, Venezuela Sign Agreements, Strengthen Cooperation

By Antonio Rondon Garcia, Moscow, Apr 5 ( Prensa Latina ) Russia and Venezuela signed bilateral agreements Friday and confirmed the strengthening the basis for future cooperation, with a business forum determining business intentions for about 3.2 billion euros.

During the 14th session of the High-Level Intergovernmental Commission (CIAN) we referred to the very specific requirements to face the attacks perpetrated against the Venezuelan power system, declared the sectoral Vice President of Planning, Ricardo Menendez.

President Nicolas Maduro ordered to create as much protection as possible from the point of view of the requirements demanded by the Venezuelan electrical system to stabilize it and defend it from any sabotage action could be registered, Menendez told Prensa Latina.

We also worked in the logistics and financial areas, as well as in agreements related to the aerospace sector, education and culture which are part of the integral relationship outlined in relation to our countries, commented the Venezuelan Vice President.

Menendez said that in the meeting held this day with the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov, he received the Government of this country’s ratification of its firm position and its conviction of the need for a peace diplomacy, based on respect for nations and peoples.

The memorandum of understanding between the L.M. Gubrin Oil and Gas University and the Venezuelan Hydrocarbons University is also included in the list of agreements signed.

The agreement in the educational and scientific field between the Russian University of Friendship with Peoples and the Bolivarian University of Venezuela and another between the two nations’ governments on cooperation in the audiovisual field joined the previous project.

Both State governments also signed a cultural exchange program.


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