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NZ Minister Visits Russia

December 21, 2009 International FinanceNew Zealand Finance

McCully AfghanistanOn December 16-17th, Murray McCully, New Zealand Minister of Foreign Affairs, met with Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, to discuss bilateral and international issues.

It was noted by the ministers that 2009 marked the 65th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and New Zealand. In a sign of a continued productive relationship it was agreed by both parties to expand potential trade, economic, scientific, cultural and educational opportunities between the nations.

In an agreement on the importance of increasing economic ties between the jurisdictions, both ministers confirmed the importance of strengthening Asia-Pacific regional integration and cooperation on APEC...

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