Yekaterinburg to Get Israeli Consulate

19 October 2011 (10:49)

Governor of Sverdlovsk Region Alexander Misharin supported the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs’ application for the establishment of the Israeli Consulate-General in Yekaterinburg. In his letter to the Foreign Affairs Minister the Governor stressed that this step would promote Russia and Israel’s economic and cultural cooperation.

The Consulate-General is expected to be based in Yekaterinburg and to service Kurgan Region, Sverdlovsk Region, Tyumen Region, Chelyabinsk Region, Khanty-Mansiysky Autonomous Region, and Yamalo-Nenetsky Autonomous District.

The corresponding agreement will come into full force after the Russian and the Israeli parties have signed it.

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