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In Moscow consider that official visit to Russia the prime minister - the minister of Malaysia Mahathira Mohamada becomes an important event in mutual relations

Official visit to Russia the prime minister - the minister of Malaysia Mahathira Mohamada becomes an important event in bilateral Russian - Malaysian relations. Such opinion in interview " News " have voiced sources in the Russian delegation.

visit to Moscow the prime minister - the minister of Malaysia will last till March, 16th. Mahathir Mohamad, predictably, will carry on negotiations W the Russian management.

versatile cooperation with Malaysia is an important direction of the Russian foreign policy in Jugo - East Asia and Asian - Pacific region as a whole, have noted in interview " News " the Russian experts.

under their data, besides priority questions of political interaction at forthcoming negotiations the paramount ATTN will be given a diversification trading - economic relations.

As experts mark, the big reserves 4 mutually advantageous cooperation open in areas of a science, high technologies, industrial cooperation, in particular, in aviation - space sphere, biotechnology, membrannoj technologies, telecommunication and information technologies within the limits of connection of Russia 2 realisation of the Malaysian project " the Multimedia supercorridor " in investigation and mining operations, transport. Besides, WRK on attraction of Malaysian investments into the Russian economy will be continued.

cooperation between regions of two countries has quite good prospects, in particular, in realisation of programs of economic development of Siberia and the Far East, experts mark.

favorable possibilities 4 interaction expansion exist in military - technical area.

systematic WRK on perfection and upgrade contract - legal base of mutual relations now is conducted. In particular, preparation for the conclusion of some intergovernmental and interdepartmental agreements, including the Memorandum of mutual understanding on cooperation in the field of information and communication technologies comes to the end.

experts notice 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 on international scene.

Moscow and Kuala - Lumpur attach special significance to strengthening of strategic stability, preservation of the developed system of contracts in the field of control over arms and razoruzhenijami, modes of non-distribution of weapons of mass destruction, to counteraction to the international terrorism, transboundary criminality.

At negotiations it is supposed to give considerable ATTN to questions of consolidation of interaction W Malaysia in format ASEAN and within the limits of Regional forum ASEAN on security/ HARPS/, to strengthening to cooperation in ATES, the Russian experts have noted.