Press Conference at the Russian Embassy [Archives:2000/24/Local News]

June 12 2000

The Russian ambassador to Yemen, Mr. Alexander Kaluging, held a press conference Last Saturday on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the declaration of the Federal Republic of Russia in 1991. The ambassador highlighted the new reforms such as pluralism and the market economy Russia has adopted after its declaration. He added that the economic situation in Russia has since improved as signaled by the increase in the per capita income to US$ 2500 in 1999.
On the subject of the Yemeni-Russian relationship Mr. Kaluging dwelt up on the gradual improvement of the bilateral relationship between the two countries in various domains. He added that a number of Yemeni ministers were expected to visit Moscow in the forthcoming Autumn. These include the Ministers of Defense, of Health and of Electricity.