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AFP | Putin and Modi Vow to Boost Military & Trade Ties
The leaders met on the first day of Russia's economic forum in the Pacific coast city of Vladivostok, an annual event since 2015 as Moscow looks to bolster relations with Asia amid TENSIONS with the West.
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 A lot has been accomplished during the last 5 years: over 40 legislative initiatives that sustain investment activity and improve the social sphere have been passed; 20 advanced special economic zones and 5 free ports have been put in place. These measures resulted in over 1,780 new investment projects worth over RUB 3.8 trillion, and 230 new enterprises appeared. The government provides targeted infrastructural and financial support to the investors. Over 70 thousand people received free land and now are building houses and farms on their 'Far Eastern hectares'.      

17 different countries invest in the Far East: China, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Vietnam, to name a few. Since 2014, nearly 32% of all direct foreign investment came to our region. ...

It also called for a reorganization of the U.N. Security Council to reflect the "global realities" of a multipolar world.

Diversity is the key to economic and political evolution.
by Cat on Wed Sep 4th, 2019 at 10:05:16 PM EST

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