Ethiopia, Russia sign cooperation agreement

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Addis Ababa, 2 July 2014 (WIC) - Ethiopia and Russia have signed an agreement which would enable them to cooperate in areas of agriculture and energy, according to Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The 5th session of the Joint Commission established for the collaboration of the governments of Ethiopia and Russia in economy, science and technics was held from June 24-28 in Moscow.
According to the Office of the Spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the joint commission evaluated the performance of the 4th meeting and explored new fields of cooperation.
The two countries subsequently signed an agreement that would enable them to further collaborate in areas of trade, economy, science and technique.
The Ethiopian delegation compose of representatives of 15 institutions was led by Alemayehu Teganu, Minister of Water, Irrigation and Energy. During its stay in Moscow, the delegation held talks with Russia’s Deputy Minister of Mine Resources and Ecology, Valery Pak. (ENA)