Why did we start in Africa?
As you know, from 23 to 24 October 2019, Sochi hosted the first ever Russia - Africa summit, of an unprecedented scale, in which about 10 thousand people took part. All 54 countries of the continent were represented, 45 of which were represented by Heads of State and Government.
Photo: Konstantin Zavrazhin / RG
As a result of the forum, a Declaration was adopted containing agreed goals and objectives for the further development of Russian-African relations in all spheres: in politics, security, economics. Multibillion-dollar contracts were signed between Russia and African countries in various fields.