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Russia and Singapore will combine projects on joint development of the Arctic zone - Valentina Matviyenko

During the meeting in Singapore, the Chairman of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation Valentina Matvienko and the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic Halima Yakob discussed the whole complex of Russian-Singaporean relations, as well as issues of inter-parliamentary cooperation, including the development of the regulatory framework,

Russia and Singapore will combine projects on joint development of the Arctic zone - Valentina Matviyenko
"Singapore is a promising partner of Russia in Southeast Asia. Inter-parliamentary cooperation should correspond to the high level and dynamics of relations that are developing between our countries, "noted Valentina Matvienko.

She called the cooperation with Singapore on the Arctic issues a promising area, recalling that in 2013 the Republic became an observer country with the Arctic Council. "We attach great importance to cooperation in this field. Singapore is interested in studying the Arctic, participating in the development of the Arctic zone. " Promising branches of the partnership are also aircraft building, shipbuilding, the sphere of high technologies.

The Chairman of the Council of Federation invited Halim Jakob to pay an official visit to Russia. In connection with the upcoming 50-year-old The anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between Russia and Singapore, Valentina Matvienko proposed to prepare a plan for joint activities on the parliamentary line.

Concerning the development of trade and economic cooperation, Valentina Matviyenko and Halima Jakob noted that the signing of the agreement between Singapore and the Eurasian Economic Union (EAPC) on the free trade zone will open new opportunities for effective trade and economic cooperation.
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