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05 April 2024, 12:25

Belarus’ ambassador, Kamchatka Territory head discuss trade facilitation

MOSCOW, 5 April (BelTA) - Belarusian Ambassador to Russia Dmitry Krutoi paid a visit to Petropavlovsk-Kamchatskiy to hold talks with Governor of Russia’s Kamchatka Territory Vladimir Solodov on 5 April, BelTA has learned.

Vladimir Solodov said that Kamchatka was looking forward to the visit of Belarusian President Aleksandr Lukashenko and is thoroughly preparing for it. “We have already made great progress. In general, mutual trade has increased by 3.5 times over past three years,” he said.

According to the governor, now the region is finalizing a roadmap for the implementation of the agreements reached during the trip of the Kamchatka delegation to Belarus. It includes, among other things, intensification of cooperation in the supply of fish products. “It is of course the supply of Belarusian agricultural machinery,” Vladimir Solodov said.

The governor also mentioned cooperation in forestry and firefighting. According to him, Belarusian experience in this work is very much in demand in Kamchatka Territory.

According to Dmitry Krutoi, the growing trade between Belarus and Kamchatka Territory that there should be no problems with logistics in supplying Belarusian products to the Far East. He added that the range of the Belarusian exports to Kamchatka Territory has expanded to include beef, special-purpose machinery, paint products, fittings, metal structures, clothing, transformers, and lighting equipment.
During the visit Dmitry Krutoi laid flowers at the City of Military Glory Stele commemorating the contribution of the region’s inhabitants to the Great Victory. For many of them the war ended only in September 1945 with the defeat of militaristic Japan.

The ambassador also visited the Belarusian Farmer store which features a wide range of Belarusian food products. Dmitry Krutoi is expected to visit a number of local enterprises. The Belarusian ambassador’s visit to Kamchatka Territory will run through 6 April.
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