Press Bulletin of the Embassy of the Russian Federation/

 

22-06-2004


PRESS RELEASE
Russia's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Saltanov Meets with Chairman of Sudan's National Assembly Ahmed al-Taher

On June 22 Russia's Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Alexander Saltanov met with Chairman of Sudan's National Assembly Ahmed al-Taher, who is leading a Sudanese parliamentary delegation on a visit to Russia at the invitation of the Federal Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation.

In the course of their conversation the sides discussed questions of the further development of the Russian-Sudanese relations of friendship in different fields and stressed the importance of invigorating trade and economic cooperation between the two countries.

They also exchanged opinions on topical international and regional problems, including the situation in Iraq and in the Middle East and with regard to settlement in the south of Sudan.

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