The authorities of the Voronezh Region and Moscow will sign a new cooperation agreement – this was reported by the Press Center of the Regional Government on Thursday, October 27. Governor Alexey Gordeev and Moscow Mayor Sergey Sobyanin agreed on preparing the agreement on cooperation in trade, economics, science, technology and culture in the process of a meeting.

The document will reflect the plans on interaction between the regions in the spheres of public transport, information technologies, architecture, improvement of city environment, health care, education, culture, tourism and sport. In addition, as noted by the Regional Government representatives, the work in expanding the economic connections between the commodity producers and trade enterprises of both regions will gain a new momentum.

Moscow and the Voronezh Region are tied with strong relations of friendship and partnership, Sergey Sobyanin stressed. In 2015, the mutual commodity turnover between the regions amounted to 38.2 billion rubles – it has grown almost threefold in six years. The mayor of the capital pointed out the regions’ interaction in the agricultural field, the developing cooperation between Moscow food wholesale complex organizations and Voronezh agricultural producers. In 2015, Voronezh agrarians supplied Moscow with over 390 thousand tons of sugar, around 87 thousand tons of milk, 67 thousand tons of agricultural oil, 43 thousand tons of wheat and rye and 9 thousand tons of meat and meat products.