Moscow, July 11 – AIF-Moscow.
Negotiations between the presidents of Russia and Bolivia, Vladimir Putin and Evo Morales, were held in the Kremlin. Following the meeting, a number of agreements were signed. Transcript of the negotiations published on the website of the Kremlin.
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According to Putin, relations between Russia and Bolivia have been developing successfully in recent years. He noted good prospects and the fact that companies of the two states are investing significant resources, citing the example of Gazprom and Rosatom. In addition, the Russian president called one of the most promising cooperation in the field of agriculture. Putin expressed the hope that in the near future food from Bolivia, including beef, will begin to flow into Russia.
Putin stressed the coincidence of the two countries' positions on the inadmissibility of external interference in the internal affairs of Venezuela.
Morales, for his part, pointed out the role of Moscow and the Russian president in defending international order. He noted that the agreements signed make it possible to lay in the Bolivian economy a “reliable basis for further investments.” He then invited Putin to visit Bolivia.
It should be noted that following the talks, Putin and Morales made a joint statement on strengthening coordination in international affairs. The parties also signed memorandums of cooperation in the fields of nuclear safety and energy. Rosatom and the Bolivian Ministry of Energy have agreed to work together to develop the lithium industry.