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27 February 201817:28

Press release on the 5th session of the Russian-Mexican Mixed Commission on Cooperation in Culture, Education and Sports

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On February 26−27, Moscow hosted the 5th session of the Russian-Mexican Mixed Commission on Cooperation in Cultural, Education and Sports, chaired by Russian Special Presidential Representative for International Cultural Cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoy and Executive Director of the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) of the Mexican Foreign Ministry Agustin Garcia-Lopez Loaeza.

The negotiations brought together representatives of relevant Russian and Mexican ministries and departments. The sides had an in-depth discussion of ways to promote bilateral cooperation in culture, art and education, as well as youth policy and sports.

The commission’s session is a result of the consistent development of bilateral dialogue, which received an impetus following a meeting between presidents Vladimir Putin and Enrique Pena Nieto on the sidelines of the BRICS summit in Xiamen (China) on September 3−5, 2017as well as Mexican Secretary of Foreign Affairs Luis Videgaray Caso’s visit to Moscow on November 17, 2017.

Rounding up their meeting, Mr Shvydkoy and Mr Garcia-Lopez Loaeza approved the Cooperation Programme for Cooperation in Culture, Education and Sports for 2018−2020, which was signed as a protocol.

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