Russia and Moldova have agreed to lift trade restrictions, according to the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Presidential Administration, Dmitry Kozak, following a meeting with Moldovan President, Maia Sandu, RadioSputnik reports.
It is noted that on Wednesday, August 11, 2021, Kozak arrived on a working visit to Chisinau, where he held consultations with representatives of the political leadership of the republic.
“We agreed on cooperation on mutual trade, duty-free trade, lifting restrictions for Russian exporters and reciprocal steps on the supply of Moldovan agricultural products to the Russian market,” Kozak said.
He also added that the issue of resuming duty-free import of Moldovan goods to Russia is to be additionally discussed at the interdepartmental level. In turn, Maia Sandu confirmed her readiness to intensify bilateral economic contacts.
“We have an extensive bilateral agenda with the Russian Federation and many topics of mutual interest to our countries and citizens. We discussed them during today’s meeting and are ready to continue their detailed consideration,” she noted in her post on Facebook.