Krem­lin talks

Malta Independent - - FRONT PAGE -

Prime Min­is­ter Joseph Mus­cat and Rus­sian Prime Min­is­ter Dmitry Medvedev yes­ter­day spoke about bi­lat­eral is­sues and the re­la­tion­ship be­tween Rus­sia and the EU in the con­text of Malta’s up­com­ing pres­i­dency. The two prime min­is­ters signed co­op­er­a­tion agree­ments in the ed­u­ca­tion, tourism and com­merce sec­tors. It was also an­nounced that Rus­sia will be putting for­ward a draft agree­ment on adop­tions. Dr Mus­cat said Malta looked for­ward to play its part in the strength­en­ing of re­la­tions be­tween Rus­sia and Europe. The Rus­sia PM noted that next year will mark 50 years of diplo­matic re­la­tions be­tween the two coun­tries and hoped that th­ese would im­prove fur­ther. The two lead­ers also dis­cussed in­ter­na­tional re­la­tions and the con­flicts in Syria and Libya.

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