Russia seeks closer ties with Pakistan

2013-10-25 02:45:58 | Al Muslim News
Russia seeks closer ties with Pakistan

 

Russian President Vladimir Putin said that his country wants closer ties with Pakistan and to form new joint economic projects between the two countries with closer cooperation against terrorism and the illegal trade. Putin receive the credentials of 19 new ambassadors to Russia, he said Russia and its Asian neighbour have plans for major joint projects in the energy and metal industries. He said Russia is interested in promoting political dialogue with Pakistan, as well as boosting economic cooperation. Russia and Pakistan have regularly worked together in the past in joint operations to combat the influx of heroin from Afghanistan, the world's leading producer of the drug, according to the UN..

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