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    French Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry Emmanuel Macron said that the Moscow-Paris economic and trade relations are being maintained in a difficult economic environment.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Paris and Moscow have been making progress in their cooperation in the fields of aircraft engineering, space and energy, French Minister of Economy, Finance and Industry Emmanuel Macron said Monday.

    "Relations between France and Russia are alive and have increased compared to the years that preceded the economic difficulties and continue to this day. The progress is ongoing in the fields of aviation, space and energy," Macron said during a session of the Russian-French Economic, Financial, Industrial and Trade Council (CEFIC).

    Macron added that the Moscow-Paris economic and trade relations are being maintained in a difficult economic environment.

    Earlier in the day, the CEFIC convened for the first time in two years for a meeting in Moscow.

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