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    HRH Prince Michael of Kent, the Patron of the RBCC (Russian-British Chamber of Commerce), right, delivering his speech at the fourth annual Russia TALK Investment Forum

    Prince Michael of Kent Says Optimistic About UK-Russia Trade Ties

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    Prince Michael said Wednesday he was optimistic that the UK’s trade ties with Russia would remain strong despite the recent difficulties.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) Prince Michael of Kent, a member of the British royal family, said Wednesday he was optimistic that the UK’s trade ties with Russia would remain strong despite the recent difficulties.

    "Despite our countries having faced a lot of difficulties in recent years, I'm full of optimism for the future of Russia and joint Russian-UK trade relations," Prince Michael said at the opening of an economic forum in Moscow.

    The Russia-British Chamber of Commerce is holding a Russia TALK Investment Forum to celebrate the Chamber's centenary. Prince Michael said such events helped advance constructive cooperation between the two nations.

    The forum was conceived as a platform for dialogue between business and government and has become one of the key international business events in Moscow.

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