MOSCOW, April 9 (RIA Novosti) -Rosoboronexport, Russia's only state-owned arms export broker, will participate in the international industrial fair Hannover Messe-2005 to be held in Hannover, Germany on April 11-15, a spokesman for the Rosoboronexport told RIA Novosti. Russia will present over 80 full-scale specimens of innovative products as well as catalogs, posters and brochures describing about 200 innovative projects currently under way. "At Hannover Messe-2005, Russia will hold the status of Germany's official partner, the spokesman said. In that capacity, Russia will present a large-scale display of exhibits demonstrating the full potential and prospects of our country's strategically significant industries," the spokesman pointed out.

According to him, the Rosoboronexport's team is an integral part of the Russian national delegation at the Fair. Rosoboronexport will have its own display of exhibits, comprising civilian products manufactured by Russia's defense industry sector.

"The Russian defense industry will exhibit products that may be effectively used in such diverse areas as environmental protection, power industry, engineering, shipbuilding, medicine, chemistry and development of new materials. All the hi-tech projects on display are meant primarily to meet the vital needs of the industrialized economies," the Rosoboronexport spokesperson stressed.

He named "promotion of Russian hi-tech civilian products to new foreign markets" as one of his organization's top priorities.

"Promoting its innovative projects, developed jointly with the Russian defense sector companies, Rosoboronexport rests on its vast potential (representations in 43 countries and 24 regions of Russia) and offers various forms of cooperation, including in part, identification of promising innovative projects meeting the specific requirements of potential investors and consumers as well as implementation of joint projects in the international market of innovation," the Rosoboronexport spokesman said.

Russia's Transport Minister Igor Levitin is to pay a working visit to Hannover on April 9-11. According to the Transport Ministry's press service, Igor Levitin will take part in the Hannover Messe's opening ceremony.

In addition, Levitin will meet his German counterpart, Transport, Construction and Housing Minister Manfred Stolpe, and hold talks with senior executives of a number of German transport companies.

At the Hannover Messe-2005, the Russian Transport Ministry presents a number of projects pertaining to construction of toll highways in Russia.

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