Mali has signed a string of agreements with China totalling about $11 billion, most of it intended to finance two major railway projects linking the land-locked country to the coast, Mali`s presidency said.
Russia and NATO plan to
sign a package of agreements next year aimed at developing the
legal basis of bilateral cooperation, including that in
Afghanistan, Chairman of the State Duma International Affairs
President of Venezuela Hugo Chavez and Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad have consolidated a relationship here that the former called "exemplary". They signed new accords and gave speeches defending their cooperation.