Russian Emergencies Minister Sergey Shoigu left for Tripoli on Wednesday morning. He is expected to take part in the IV congress of the Russian-Libyan Commission on Trade, Economic, Science and Technical Cooperation. The visit will last two days, Gazeta-ru reports. Russia is seeking to conduct exploration and production works on the Libyan oil fields, motorways and railways construction, and the finishing of the Tripoli-West power station construction. Russia also has plans to participate in the reconstruction of the Lybian Nuclear Centre and the Sultan nuclear power station. Shoigu is expected to meet Libyan leader Muammar Kaddafi in the course of the visit.
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