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24 October 2019

Buhari, Putin agree to fast track Nigeria-Russia relations

President Muhammadu Buhari and Russian President, Vladimir Putin on Wednesday in Sochi, Russia, agreed to put Nigeria-Russia relations on a fast track, and pursue the completion of all abandoned projects initiated by both countries.

Malam Garba Shehu, the President’s Senior Special Assistant on Media and Publicity, in a statement in Abuja, said the two leaders made the pledge at a bilateral meeting held on sidelines of ongoing Russia-Africa Summit, in Sochi, Russia, on Wednesday.

The two leaders also agreed to start new infrastructure projects and expand trade and investment, security and military cooperation.


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