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Dmitry Medvedev Familiarized Himself With The Russian Pavilion At The International Exhibition Expo-2017

 Today, August 14, 2017, the Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Medvedev, together with the heads of the governments of Belarus, Armenia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan participated in the meeting of the Eurasian intergovernmental council, and also inspected the exposition of the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017. The delegation was accompanied by the Commissioner-General of the Russian section Georgy Kalamanov.

Within the framework of the meeting of the Eurasian intergovernmental council, in particular, the issue of the negotiation of an interim agreement leading to the formation of a free trade zone between the Eurasian Economic Union and the Islamic Republic of Iran was discussed. This work has been carried out since June 2016. Conclusion of the Agreement will increase the competitiveness of Russian products in the Iranian market in connection with the reduction of import customs duties on key industrial goods of export interest.

During the business visit, Dmitry Medvedev also visited the Pavilion of Russia at the International Specialized Exhibition EXPO-2017 and got acquainted with domestic developments in the energy sector. So, the general director of Uralkali Dmitry Osipov presented a multimedia tunnel "Portal of Energy", which demonstrates the transformation of the energy of the earth's depths into the Energy of the future. In addition, the leadership of SC Rosatom and FSUE Atomflot presented the latest developments in the field of nuclear energy.

Heads of delegations familiarized themselves with the unique Russian project - a heterostructural solar module with a capacity of over 22% and an exposition of the Amur tiger, symbolizing the energy of the Far East.

The final point of the inspection of the pavilion was the exposition of St. Petersburg. The city demonstrated its innovative developments within the thematic week in the Russian Pavilion.

After getting acquainted with the exhibition, the General Commissioner of the Russian section Georgy Kalamanov and the Governor of the Sverdlovsk Region Evgeny Kuyvashev presented to the heads of the Governments the request of Yekaterinburg for the right to hold EXPO-2025.


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