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Vladimir Putin will carry on negotiations in the Kremlin from premieres - the minister of Malaysia Mahathirom Mohamadom

the President of Russia Vladimir Putin on Thursday will carry on negotiations in the Kremlin from premieres - the minister of Malaysia Mahathirom Mohamadom who has the day before arrived to Moscow W official visit under the invitation of the Russian leader.

as have informed " News " in a press - service of the Kremlin, during forthcoming Russian - Malaysian negotiations prospects of the further development of mutually advantageous bilateral cooperation will be discussed.

in particular, special ATTN it is necessary to give to questions of a diversification dynamically developing trading - economic relations between Russia and Malaysia. Only for 9 MTH of last year the volume of bilateral trade has made 293,8 million US dollars, and for 2000 - 388,1 million dollars at positive balance 4 Russia.

Moscow and Kuala - Lumpur are interested in mutually advantageous cooperation in the field of a science, high technologies, industrial cooperation, including, in aviation - space sphere. 2 WRK on attraction of Malaysian investments into the Russian economy will be continued.

It is expected that during forthcoming negotiations the exchange of opinions on key international problems and a situation in Asian - Pacific region will take place.

in Moscow consider that the affinity or coincidence of approaches of Russia and Malaysia on many world and regional questions create a basis 4 continuation of close cooperation of two countries at the international forums. Both parties thus start with necessity of preservation and increase of the central role of the United Nations for world affairs. Both Moscow and Kuala - Lumpur support formation of multipolar architecture of the world order, providing equal in rights and mutually advantageous character of relations between the states.

Both countries attach great value to preservation of the developed system of contracts in the field of control over arms and disarmament, process of non-distribution of nuclear and other weapons of mass destruction. Moscow and Kuala - Lumpur are uniform that serious threat of security is represented by such phenomena, as the international terrorism, transboundary criminality, including a drug trafficking, separatism and religious extremism. Both countries support expansion of the international cooperation in counteraction to these negative phenomena at that understanding that the central role in antiterrorist struggle should belong to the United Nations.

the same day the head of the Malaysian government will address to participants Russian - a Malaysian forum of businessmen. He will be converted 2 participants W the report " Globalization - a way 2 fair and to a glamour market ". In WRK business - a forum will take part about 100 representatives of the largest companies of Malaysia. Number of potential partners from the Russian side - nearby 250. It is planned that the minister of international trade and the industry of Malaysia will take part in forum WRK Rafida Aziz.

Besides, the prime minister - the minister on Thursday will visit Federal Hydrometereology and Environmental Monitoring Service where will familiarise with last achievements of the Russian scientists in the field of hydrometeorology.