The Russian government will discuss a draft program on the Russian-Iraqicooperation in the next one on two weeks, a source in the Russiangovernment told RBC. The source pointed out that "this program is broad andit contains possible issues of cooperation between the two countries".According to him, among directions of cooperation are the oil, gas,transportation, communications, medicine and metal industries. The sourcealso said that this question had been considered two years ago and sincethat time the document had been elaborated on. The program is not connectedwith the recently increased tension around Iraq.On the whole, the program amounts to some $40bn..
The head of the Voronezh region, Alexander Gusev, confirmed the death of Major General Vladimir Zavadsky.