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Russia for further development of trade with Jordan - Medvedev

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Russia is interested in the further development of trade and economic ties with Jordan, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Sunday after talks with King Abdullah II.
SOCHI, August 24 (RIA Novosti) - Russia is interested in the further development of trade and economic ties with Jordan, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev said on Sunday after talks with King Abdullah II.

Opening the talks with the Jordanian monarch, Medvedev noted that this was already their third meeting in six months, adding that the fact was evidence of good relations between the countries.

"Economic ties are developing and trade turnover is increasing, although we would like it to grow even more intensively," Medvedev said, going on to say that "the discussion of a range of issues of international importance" was also developing.

Medvedev also thanked the king of Jordan in advance for his country's intention to supply humanitarian aid to war-torn South Ossetia.

The Jordanian king said that relations between Russia and Jordan were important for the entire Middle East.

He added that the two countries had healthy economic relations, and that there were good prospects for further cooperation in the "coming months and years."

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