Russia and Bolivia called for greater investment ties

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in potomacfever Putin and the President of Bolivia Evo Morales during a meeting. 13 Jun 2018Russia and Bolivia called for greater investment ties© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

Russia and Bolivia have confirmed their interest in expanding investment relations, including by implementing major joint projects, said in a joint statement following the talks, the two leaders Vladimir Putin and Evo Morales.

«The presidents confirmed their mutual interest in expanding bilateral trade and investment relations, including by implementing major joint projects», — stated in the document.

In this regard, according to the document, stressed the importance of the work of the intergovernmental Russian-Bolivian Commission for trade-economic cooperation and noted the importance of implementation of decisions of the Commission, particularly in respect of the development and approval of the «road map» of Russian-Bolivian economic and trade cooperation, which includes specific projects and areas of cooperation.

In addition, the parties called for intensification of contacts between business circles of the two countries.

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