The Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for the Middle East and African countries, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, who is visiting Dar es Salaam, met with the President of Tanzania, John Magufuli and Foreign Minister Palamagamba Kabudi.
According to the website of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the parties discussed the building-up of mutually beneficial trade and economic cooperation, including in the fields of energy, mining, and humanitarian ties. The most relevant international agenda was also touched.
Thus, the Russian and Tanzanian parties noted the closeness of the principled approaches of the two states in building a system of international relations on the basis of justice and equality. At the same time, the leadership of Tanzania thanked Russia for the effective promotion of the socio-economic development of African states and the resolution of conflict situations in Africa.