During the visit, the Russian Foreign Minister Bagnodov and his Gambian counterpart, Honourable Ousainou Darbo signed a bilateral agreement for visa exemption of official passport holders. This will facilitate for business people and officials to move freely between the two countries.
The Gambia and Russia will engage in regular consultations to further work on other sectors such as trade, tourism, training of personnel and security. It was noted that the common agenda of terrorism and drug trafficking was also their concern.
The Gambian Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Gambians Abroad, Honourable Darbo said the relationship with Russia is stronger and that there are diplomatic relations between the two countries which open doors for their citizens.