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Russia and Israel discussed cooperation in the field of autonomos vehicles

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MOSCOW, November 28, 2019 - A series of activities coincided with the 8th meeting of the Joint Russia – Israel Working Group on Standardization, Metrology and Conformity Assessment was held in Moscow on November 25 – 27.

On Monday, November 25, Rosstandart specialists in cooperation with STANDARDINFORM and Israeli colleagues organized a seminar for representatives of the Russian business community interested in development
of trade and economic cooperation with Israel. Seminar was dedicated to the aspects of technical regulation in import policy in Israel.

November 26 was focused on autonomous cars. Israeli delegation visited Yandex testing ground for unmanned vehicles, participated in a test-drive and got familiar with Yandex unmanned systems and technologies.

Finally, on Wednesday, November 27, the Working Group met to discuss various issues related to standardization and digitalization. The Parties agreed on further cooperation development in the field of unmanned vehicles, as well as building cooperation between the Russian technical committee on standardization 056 «Road vehicles» and the corresponding Israeli technical committee.

Also the Parties discussed market surveillance issues and educational cooperation. It was agreed to hold a similar seminar for Israel business community targeted
at cooperation with the Russian Federation during 2020 in Tel-Aviv.

Summarizing the meeting results, Working Group co-Chairmen, Deputy Head
of Rosstandart Alexey Kuleshov and Commissioner of Standardization, Head
of Standardization Administration of the Ministry of Economy and Industry
of Israel Yaacov Wachtel signed a final protocol.

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