The presidents of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and Bolivia, Luis Arce Catacora, agreed this Friday to expand bilateral ties in various sectors of interest to both countries, such as politics, the economy, and social development.
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In a telephone exchange, both heads of state agreed to expand their ties in commerce, the energy sector, science and education.
“We had an important telephone conversation with the President of Russia, Vladimir Putin, with whom we reaffirm our good relations of friendship and cooperation in the commercial, economic, energy, educational, science and technology fields for the development of our peoples,” Arce said on Twitter. .
We had an important telephone conversation with the president of #RussiaVladimir Putin, with whom we reaffirm our good relations of friendship and cooperation in the commercial, economic, energy, educational, science and technology fields for the development of our peoples. pic.twitter.com/0EoGRixHIa
— Luis Alberto Arce Catacora (Lucho Arce) (@LuchoXBolivia)
March 17, 2023
For its part, the Russian Foreign Ministry highlighted on its Telegram channel that “by expressing their commitment to continue expanding mutually beneficial cooperation, the leaders agreed to intensify contacts at various levels.”
Both countries maintain relations on the rise both in the health and biotechnology sectors, and as an example is the start-up of a production center for radiopharmaceuticals against cancer built by the Russian company Rosatom and the Bolivian Nuclear Energy Agency.
This center began to supply the drug fluorodeoxyglucose to hospitals in this Latin American country and the developers explained that it is expected that this center will not only produce this drug, but will increase the range of drugs against cancer.