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Cooperation between Russia and Mexico in the gastronomic field has received an official status


On February 27, Leonid Gelibterman took part in the 5th session of the Russian-Mexican Mixed Commission on Cooperation in Culture, Education and Sports for 2018-2020.

The meeting, hosted in the framework of the Agreement between the Governments of Russia and Mexico was held in the house of receptions of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation under the chairmanship from the Russian side by Russian Special Presidential Representative for International Cultural Cooperation Mikhail Shvydkoy and from the Mexican side — by the Executive Director of the Mexican Agency for International Development Cooperation (AMEXCID) of the Mexican Foreign Ministry Agustin Garcia-Lopez Loaeza. The meeting was also attended by the heads of Rossotrudnichestvo, the Latin American Department of the foreign Ministry, the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Russian Ministry of Education and several Federal agencies. The Mexican side of the Commission was presented by the Ambassador of Mexico in Russia Mrs. Norma Bertha Pensado Moreno and the representatives of the administration of the President of Mexico.

The discussion focused on the current situation and prospects of strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the fields of culture, education, sports, youth exchanges and tourism. The result of the meeting was the approval and solemn signing by the parties of the joint Programme of cooperation between Russia and Mexico in 2018-2020. A section on cooperation in the field of gastronomy, developed by the ICWAG, includes training programmes for the chefs, journalistic exchanges, and joint activities including Russian Gastronomy Week in Mexico.

Additional materials:

27.02.2018 — Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian FederationPress release on the 5th session of the Russian-Mexican Mixed Commission on Cooperation in Culture, Education and Sports;

28.02.2018 — Twitter of the Embassy of Mexico in Russiapublication about the Commission meeting

28.02.2018 — Twitter of the Embassy of Mexico in Russia — publication about the signing of the Agreement

01.03.2018 — Vesti.Tourism — The V Meeting of the Russian-Mexican Commission for cooperation was held

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