Between companies of the two countries is a fruitful collaboration, but “the goal is to further strengthen relations between the Italian and Russian production,” said the Italian Minister.
ROME, 8 Dec. Natalia Shmakov. The head of Italy’s foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Friday discussed with the Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Arkady Dvorkovich, economic relations and trade exchange between the two countries, the statement said Italian foreign Ministry.
“The level of economic relations between Italy and Russia remains high, especially in areas such as energy and road infrastructure, machinery and telecommunications, but there are still opportunities for deepening cooperation,” Gentiloni said during the meeting.
According to the Italian Minister, between companies of the two countries is a fruitful collaboration, but “the goal is to further strengthen relations between the Italian and Russian production.” “And in this regard bilateral relations between the two countries will be strengthened and can strengthen trust and cooperation between enterprises”, he concluded.
In the message of the Italian foreign Ministry also noted that at the meeting they discussed topical international issues. Gentiloni confirmed the importance of “international solidarity” to confront the common threat of terrorism and to help stabilize the situation in crisis areas.
The Russian Embassy in Italy has informed that Dvorkovich is on a working visit to Italy from 5 to 8 February, in which Deputy Prime Minister in addition to meeting with foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov met with the Minister of economic development Federica Guidi and the Minister of agricultural, food and forest policies Maurizio Martina.
In addition, Dvorkovich, who served as co-chair of the Russian-Italian Council on economic, industrial and currency-financial cooperation (economic Council), met with co-Chairman of the economic Council of the Italian side.
“(It was) agreed on the holding of this year meeting of the economic Council, and also meetings of business communities of the two countries in the field of energy, industrial cooperation, agriculture, implementation of joint investment projects in Russia”, — stated in the message of the Russian Embassy.