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    Israeli Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel said that Israel and Russia could cooperate in area of the mechanization of agricultural work, "which can at least double the output and increase productivity per unit area."

    Israel is interested in increasing its exports of agricultural products to Russia, the Russian Ministry of Agriculture said on Monday.
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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Israel is ready to share agricultural technologies with Russia, Israeli Agriculture Minister Uri Ariel said Thursday.

    "There are several fields in which Israel can share technologies [with Russia]…One of the fields is prolonging the storage life of agricultural products… We are ready and willing to share with you our experience of building and maintaining dairy clusters. And the third field may be sea fish farming," Ariel said, speaking at Moscow's Timiryazev Agricultural Academy.

    Another area of ​​cooperation with Russia, according to the Israeli agriculture minister, could be the mechanization of agricultural work, "which can at least double the output and increase productivity per unit area."

    Russia and Israel agreed in September to deepen their cooperation in the spheres of agriculture, industry and high technologies.

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