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Youssef Chahed discusses common interest and bilateral relations with Russian Prime Minister

Published the:  11/06/2019

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(TAP correspondent Bahija Belmabrouk) - Prime Minister Youssef Chahed discussed, with Russian Prime Minister Dimitri Medvedev, means to promote bilateral relations and cooperation between Tunisia and Russia, in economic, security, commercial and tourism sectors, Tuesday morning at the Palace of Nations in Geneva on the sidelines of the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference (ILC).

The meeting also focused on the importance of exchanging visits between senior officials of the two countries and strengthening the legislative framework governing bilateral relations, as well as joint political consultations.

Both sides stressed the need to consolidate economic cooperation between the two countries, to boost investment and trade and further promote Tunisia as a touristic destination on the Russian market.

This meeting also focused on the outputs of the work of the Tunisian-Russian Joint Commission, held in Tunisia last April 24-26.

A large number of Heads of States and Governments, 5,700 delegates and employers from 187 Member States take part in the 108th Session of the International Labour Conference, organised June 10-21 on the celebration of the ILO centenary.