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Russian-Ukrainian Presidents to Chat

By Prensa Latina

Kiev : Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Ukrainian counterpart Victor Yuschenko will head the inter-state meeting in the Russian capital on February 12, the Foreign Affairs Ministry’s press office informed on Thursday.

The date for the second meeting of this kind led by both presidents was scheduled Thursday in a telephone conversation between Ukrainian Foreign Minister Vladimir Ogryzko and Russian Assistant Foreign Minister Andrei Denisov.

A press release said that Russia and Ukraine will analyze a wide series of topics and sign an action plan for the two countries for 2008.

Bilateral trade totaled almost 30 billion dollars in 2007, Russian Prime Minister Victor Zubkov said.

Kiev is one of Moscow’s main commercial partners and in 2007 it took first place among the countries of the Community of Independent States.