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negotiations of Russia with Estonia in which course 4 agreements on bilateral economic, humanitarian, military and boundary questions have been paraphed Yesterday have ended. The minister of east policy, the head of Estonian delegation Juri Lujk has especially allocated the agreement on partial transfer of Estonia of property of service of beacons and hydrography. It has expressed gratitude of the Russian delegation that Estonia will be transferred so necessary sea signs, cards, vessels and other technical equipment. The head of delegation of Russia Vasily Svirin has noticed that the Russian side is satisfied with the agreement on maintenance of social protection of military men according to which the pension to them will be paid by Russia. The arrangement on the help to those who moves to Russia is reached also. The parties remained are happy also to customs agreements. However they have not come to the consent concerning definitive terms of a withdrawal of Russian troops from Estonia. According to the chief negotiator of Russia, now in Estonia are about 10 thousand officers and soldiers of the Russian army. They it is left Estonia after new places of their placing will be defined.

Yesterday fulfilling duties of the president of Lithuania Algirdas Brazauskas on the personal car has visited Minsk. It has met the chairman of the Supreme body of Belarus Stanislav Shushkevich and the prime minister - the minister of republic Vyacheslav Kebichem. During one-day visiting of Belarus which had fact-finding character, Brazauskas has discussed with the Belarus colleagues of prospect of the further cooperation in economic and a political sphere and also recent changes in the Russian management.

As have informed the correspondent in the Ministry vnesheneekonomicheskih communications of Russia, negotiations with Syria on renewal of the former contract on the cooperation which term has expired in 1991, are postponed without day, in connection with changes in a management of Russia. According to employees of the Ministry, the official Syrian delegation will arrive to Russia not later than the middle of January of the next year.