Sochi, Russia.- Russia Foreign minister Serguei Lavrov on Monday offered Moscow's help for Dominican Republic to materialize energy policies, aimed at developing the oil and natural gas industry using satellites.
Lavrov met today with Dominican counterpart Miguel Vargas and both emphasized the facilitation or trade, investment, tourism and cooperation.
In a statement, the Dominican Foreign Ministry says Russia also offered studies and scholarships, and training to fight drug trafficking.
"Lavrov also acknowledged the opportunities and Dominican Republic´s importance for Russian tourists," the statement says, adding that Russia's top diplomat also thanked the Dominican Government for eliminating the visa for Russians to visit the country. "Lavrov also considered it a positive move to expand trade and investment."
"The two officials agreed on the importance of increasing trade between the two countries and promoting more tourism,"
Vargas added that the Presidency's recently published Hydrocarbons Exploration and Exploitation Regulation, the country is ready to promote extractions in the field.