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Belgium: Lavrov oversees signing of Russian-Belgium tax agreement00:57

Belgium: Lavrov oversees signing of Russian-Belgium tax agreement

Belgium, Brussels
May 19, 2015 at 20:49 GMT +00:00 · Published

Russian Deputy Minister of Finance Sergei Shatalov and Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation between Belgium and Russia in Brussels on Tuesday, in the presence of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

The agreement is aimed at boosting Russian investment in Belgium and vice-versa in accordance with the standards of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Earlier in the day, Lavrov attended the annual meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in the Belgian capital. The Russian delegation remains part of the Committee of Ministers despite having had its credentials to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) suspended in 2014.

Belgium: Lavrov oversees signing of Russian-Belgium tax agreement00:57
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Russian Deputy Minister of Finance Sergei Shatalov and Belgian Foreign Minister Didier Reynders signed an agreement for the avoidance of double taxation between Belgium and Russia in Brussels on Tuesday, in the presence of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

The agreement is aimed at boosting Russian investment in Belgium and vice-versa in accordance with the standards of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD).

Earlier in the day, Lavrov attended the annual meeting of the Committee of Ministers of the Council of Europe in the Belgian capital. The Russian delegation remains part of the Committee of Ministers despite having had its credentials to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) suspended in 2014.