The Minister of Foreign Affairs and East African Cooperation, Dr Stergomena Tax met for talks with the Russian Federation Ambassador to the country, Andrey Avetisyan, at the ministry offices in Dodoma on May 31, 2023.

During the talks, the leaders agreed to strengthen the historical and diplomatic cooperation between Tanzania and Russia as well as the various sectors of cooperation in the interests of both sides.

They have discussed the Russia-Africa Summit and the Economic Forum to be held in July 2023 in Russia. The conference is expected to provide a glimpse into the relationship between Russia and with African countries.

Tanzania and Russia are working together in a wide range of areas including defence, health, trade, industry, investment and tourism, and have agreed to continue the cooperation to bring about economic diplomacy.