Russian foreign policy
Russian policy in Africa


     Mart 01, 2002

     10th Anniversary of the Establishment of Diplomatic Relations Between Russia and the Republic of South Africa


     The 28th of February marks the tenth anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Republic of South Africa. On this occasion Ministers of Foreign Affairs Igor Ivanov and Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma exchanged congratulatory messages giving a high assessment to the development of bilateral ties and underlining mutual desire to take them to a qualitatively new level in the interests of the peoples of Russia and the Republic of South Africa.

     Over the past years a constructive political dialogue has evolved between our countries, a solid juridical base has been created, and contours of cooperation have emerged in the areas of trade and the economy, science and technology and in the humanitarian field.

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