Dominican President Leonel Fernandez and Canadian Prime Minister Paul Martin reached the decision during a meeting on the sidelines of the Americas summit in Mar de Plata, Argentina, which ended Sunday, Fernandez's office said.
Two-way trade between Canada and the Dominican Republic reached US$101 million (Ђ85 million) in 2004. Dominican exports to Canada totaled US$71 million (Ђ59 million), while Canadian imports to the Caribbean country totaled US$30 million (Ђ25 million).
The Dominican Republic's main exports to Canada include cocoa, grains, tobacco and coffee. The Dominican Republic recently joined five Latin American countries in signing the Central American Free Trade Agreement with the United States, AP reports.
The Russian Defence Ministry acknowledged that the Americans treat Russian military men in Syria with respect. The Americans always warn Russia accordingly, but not Israel
After the incident with the shootdown of the Ilyushin Il-20 reconnaissance aircraft over the Mediterranean Sea, Russia will supply an S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Syria
Indeed, how dare they run US-independent policy? They should have followed the example of the European Union that turned independent states of the Old World into US-ditto entities