Full Russian embassy may open in Santo Domingo

Russia is considering opening a full embassy in the Dominican Republic, according to a joint statement issued by the governments of the DR and the Russian Federation following the 7-11 September visit by Foreign Minister Carlos Morales Troncoso to Russia last week.

The Ministers noted the positive dynamics in bilateral political, economic and trade ties with satisfaction, and affirmed their shared mindset to deepen mutually beneficial and equitable cooperation, especially in areas such as energy, including the hydrocarbons industry, transport, tourism and education.

It was also agreed that the DR would open a consulate general in St. Petersburg.

Click here for the complete Joint Statement by Carlos Morales Troncoso and his counterpart Sergey Lavrov of Russia, registration is required to view info.

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