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29 November 2022, 19:57

Twinning of Belarusian Brest, Russian Vladivostok under consideration

BREST, 29 November (BelTA) – Brest and the Russian city of Vladivostok may be twinned. The possibility was mentioned as Chairman of the Brest Oblast Executive Committee Yuri Shuleiko met with Governor of Russia's Primorye Territory Oleg Kozhemyako on 29 November, BelTA has learned.

Oleg Kozhemyako said: “I think that signing an agreement between the capital cities of our regions – Vladivostok and Brest – will contribute to better mutual relations, to an increase in trade turnover, and will allow finding new avenues of cooperation in the future. I am convinced it will benefit Primorye Territory and Brest Oblast.”

Yuri Shuleiko added that the heads of Brest and Vladivostok are already establishing contacts. A twinning agreement is expected to be signed soon.

During the meeting Yuri Shuleiko and Oleg Kozhemyako underlined that despite the impressive distance the Russian region and the Belarusian one have good prospects for stepping up cooperation.

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