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Cooperation in trading - economic and military - technical spheres heads will discuss the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Russia and Shri - Lanki

Head the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Ivans during forthcoming 2 - on July, 6th visit to Russia Minister for Foreign Affairs Shri - Lanki Tirrone Fernando will discuss with it cooperation in trading - economic, military - technical, cultural and other spheres. ABT it on Monday in interview " News " the official representative has informed the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Alexander Jakovenko.

As he said, it is supposed to consider 2 a course of realisation of the measures provided accepted in last year Russian - lankijskim the Joint statement on struggle against the international terrorism. Participants of negotiations " will plan ways of the further deepening of cooperation of two countries on an antiterrorist direction " - has specified Jakovenko. " It is especially important that Russia and Shri - Lanka on a private experience are familiar with terrible harm of terrorism " - the diplomat has underlined.

In Moscow are grateful to government Shri - Lanki for understanding and support of our actions on constitutional order prompting in the North Caucasus. JAkovenko has noticed that " Russia greets efforts lankijskih the authorities on the termination of a long confrontation on island, to counteraction to terrorism accompanying it and extremism ". The Russian side supports settlement of a situation by negotiations " on the basis of maintenance of the state unity, the sovereignty and territolnoj integrity of Shri - Lanki " - the official representative the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation has told.

following the results of negotiations it is planned to sign the Program of cultural and scientific exchanges on 2002 - 2003. Forthcoming visit of Tirrone Fernando becomes the second arrival to Russia heads of foreign policy department Shri - Lanki for last one and a half year.

completely interview can be read in an easy approach on a site: www. rian. ru