Trade on agenda for President's Russia trip

Friday 03 September 2010 17.54
Mary McAleese - To meet Dmitry Medvedev
Mary McAleese - To meet Dmitry Medvedev

President Mary McAleese is to make a four-day official visit to Russia next week.

One of the aims of the trip is to encourage trade and business links between the two countries.

President McAleese will also meet Russian President Dmitry Medvedev.

The President will be accompanied by Minister of State Billy Kelleher who will lead a trade delegation involving 30 Irish companies.