Russia–Senegal relations

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Russia–Senegal relations
Map indicating locations of Russia and Senegal

Russia

Senegal

Russia–Senegal relations (Russian: Российско-сенегальские отношения) related to bilateral foreign relations between Russia and Senegal. Russian has an embassy in Dakar and Senegal has an embassy in Moscow.

Bilateral Relations[edit]

The Soviet Union established diplomatic relations with Senegal on June 14, 1962. Political relations are stable. In September 2007, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov visited Senegal on an official visit, during which he held talks with Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade, Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs. In March 2008, Foreign Minister Lavrov represented Russia at 11 summit of the Islamic Conference in Dakar. February 7–9, 2011 in Moscow on a working visit to the Republic of Senegal, a delegation led by the Minister of State and Minister of Foreign Affairs M.Niangom. Work is underway to update the legal framework of the bilateral relations. In 2007, in Dakar, a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministries of Foreign Affairs of the two countries on political consultations in April 2009 interagency agreement on cooperation between the Supreme Courts of Russia and Senegal. Ongoing inter-parliamentary contacts. In November 2008, the President of Senegal visited the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Federation Council of the Federal Assembly of the Russian Federation, Mikhail Margelov. Economic ties have not received substantial development. According to the Federal Customs Service of Russia, in 2010, Russian exports to Senegal totaled 8.021 million, while total turnover is estimated at 8.42 million. Debt to Russia, Senegal has not. In 2006 – 2007 years. Senegal gained four helicopters (two Mi-17 and two Mi-24). Senegalese in favor of cooperation in the mining sector. In July 2007 and in September 2008, the delegation visited the Senegal Ministry of Russia, discussed the establishment of bilateral cooperation in the exploration and development of mineral resources. Senegalese side is interested in Russia's assistance in the preparation of a geological map of Senegal. February 2–4, 2011, in Dakar held expert consultations on the draft agreements in the legal field, in particular the agreed contract between the Russian Federation and the Republic of Senegal on the transfer of punishment of persons sentenced to imprisonment, and the agreement between the Russian Federation and the Republic Senegal extradition. During a working visit to Moscow 08.02.2011 M.Nianga was an intergovernmental agreement on cooperation in fisheries and interagency memorandum of understanding between the cultures of the two countries. Senegalese delegation held talks in the Russian Ministry of Justice, Ministry of Russia, a number of relevant agencies. Humanitarian cooperation. Since 1996, Senegal has resumed providing state scholarships: 10 - to universities and 5 - in graduate school. All trained in the Soviet and Russian universities about 650 Senegalese experts, currently studying in Russia about 40 Senegalese.

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