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A Memorandum Of Understanding Has Been Signed Between The Ministry Of Industry And Trade Of Russia And The Ministry Of Industry Of The Lebanese Republic

 Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev held talks with Lebanon's Council of Ministers Chairman Saad Hariri .

During the meeting, the Head of the Russian Government noted the development of interstate dialogue and contacts between the business communities of the two countries.

"Speaking about the economic component, recently we had some downturns in business activity, in economic relations, but there was also a certain growth, which is happening this year. We are certainly happy about this. I also have in mind the structure of mutual trade, which, in our opinion, is now becoming more optimal , "said Dmitry Medvedev.

In turn, Saad Hariri noted the high level of interaction between the countries.

"Our political relations are at an excellent level, and we would like to see economic relations reach this level ," said the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Lebanon.

He noted the need for further development in this area.

"Soon we will start implementing projects related to infrastructure investments. And here we also would like Russian companies to come to us, work in Lebanon, "Saad Hariri said.

Following the talks, a package of normative acts was signed, among which a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation and the Ministry of Industry of the Lebanese Republic.

The document was signed by the Minister of Industry and Trade of the Russian Federation Denis Manturov and the Minister of Finance of the Lebanese Republic Ali Hassan Khalil.

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