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Danish Queen Brings Deals

Russia and Denmark signed a series of agreements Tuesday during Queen Margrethe's visit to Russia.

Transportation Minister Igor Levitin and the Danish permanent secretary of state for foreign affairs, Claus Grube, signed a program for the implementation of the Declaration on Modernization. Agriculture Minister Yelena Skrynnik and the Danish Foreign Ministry's export ambassador for Russia, Mariann Fischer Boel, signed a joint statement to set up the Russian-Danish Agribusiness Club.

A framework agreement on design and development services was signed by Skolkovo vice president Viktor Maslakov and Lars Ostenfeld Riemann, Ramboll Group director for construction and design. Danish company FLSMidth and Russia's EcoInvest signed an agreement on equipment supplies for a new cement manufacturing line. The heads of Russia's EMAlyans and Denmark's Burmeister & Wain Energy also signed a memorandum of understanding.

(Interfax)

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