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Ukraine's GDP grows 4.6 pct in second quarter

Ukraine's real gross domestic product (GDP) increased 4.6 percent in the second quarter of 2019 in comparison with that in the same period of last year, reported Ukrinform news agency on Friday citing the Ukrainian Ministry of Economic Development and Trade, Trend reports Xinhua.
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Kazakhstan discusses issues on strengthening strategic cooperation with EU

President of Kazakhstan Kassym-Jomart Tokayev and EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian have discussed a wide range of issues on strengthening strategic cooperation between Kazakhstan and EU within the framework of Enhanced Partnership and Cooperation Agreement and in the light of the new EU Strategy on Central Asia, Trend reports with reference to the press office of the president.
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Lenders refuse to provide loans to Armenia

Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan has recently made a statement which can seem positive at first sight. He said that for the first time since 2015, a decrease was recorded in the external public debt of Armenia. As of June, the debt has declined by $120 million.
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WB to continue rendering technical assistance to Georgian gov't

World Bank investments in municipal infrastructure and service delivery of Georgia have fostered inclusive growth and given people opportunities to participate in the economy; for example, the rehabilitation of Telavi and its main highlight - Erekle Castle (Batonistsikhe) are attracting millions of tourists to the Kakheti region, World Bank (WB) told Trend.
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