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Prime Minister Yıldırım is set to meet with top Russian officials to address myriad topics, particularly on economic relations. Yıldırım will pay all his expenses in rubles as a sign of their aim to use local currencies in trade.
Axar.az informs, Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım will be paying an official two-day visit to Russia upon the invitation of his Russian counterpart Dmitry Medvedev, where he is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the chairwoman of the Council of the Federation, Valentina Matviyenko, before speaking at a scheduled conference at the Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO).
The prime ministerial visit to Moscow from Dec. 5-7 will focus on key items on the agenda, including the economy, reducing the price of natural gas exports to Turkey, the TurkStream gas project, lifting the ban on the imports of certain agricultural goods, visa-free travel and the use of local currency in trade between the two countries.
2016.12.06 / 21:28