Russia expressed its readiness to cooperate with the new head of the WTO – RT in Russian

The head of the Ministry of Economic Development of Russia, Maxim Reshetnikov, said that the Russian side intends to cooperate with the new Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO), Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala.

About it reports press service of the ministry.

“Russia has consistently advocated the earliest possible appointment of a new head of the WTO, actively participated in consultations with other members of the organization on this issue. We are pleased with the successful completion of the elections, which were held on a tight schedule despite the coronavirus pandemic, ”he said.

At the same time, Reshetnikov expressed confidence that the experience and authority of the new head of the WTO would allow her to successfully solve the urgent tasks facing the organization.

“We intend to constructively cooperate with the new director general, assist her efforts to improve the organization for the benefit of its members, and seek to improve the efficiency of regular and negotiation work at the WTO platform,” the minister added.

Earlier it was reported that the Nigerian Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala was appointed Director General of the World Trade Organization (WTO)

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Source: RT на русском by russian.rt.com.

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