Russia in talks with Eritrea to set up port project

One of the ports of Eritrea. Photo: CSBA

Casablanca (ADV) – Russia and Eritrea are negotiating the establishment of a logistics center in one of the Eritrean ports, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

“Negotiations are under way to establish a logistics center in one of the ports of Eritrea, which will contribute to the development of our bilateral trade,” Lavrov said after talks with his Eritrean counterpart.

According to the Russian minister, the parties agreed to take additional measures to promote promising joint projects in the mining of minerals, infrastructure development, supplies of special agricultural vehicles to Eritrea, agreed to assist the business community in establishing direct contacts.

This initiative is part of the return of Russia to Africa.

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