Moldo-russian commission to convene in Chisinau next week

Russian Co-Chairman of the Moldo-Russian Inter-Governmental Commission for Trade and Economic Cooperation, Minister of Education and Sciences Andrei Fursenko will pay a visit to Chisinau, where the Commission will hold its ordinary meeting on February 5-6.

Fursenko confirmed his coming to Chisinau during his meeting with Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister for Reintegration Issues Victor Osipov in Poland this week, where both officials attended the international marking of the 65th anniversary of the Oswiecim death camp liberation and the international day of Holocaust victims remembrance.

The Commission last met in November 2008, when the two governments signed a protocol on cooperation enhancement. Russia remains Moldova’s largest trade partner. The trade turnover between the two countries marked US$573 million in the first 9 months of 2009.

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