The telegram reads, in part:
“Your republic has significant economic, environmental, and cultural potential. Its territory is home to companies working in the mining, woodworking and consumer goods sectors, engineering and power industries. Thousands of tourists visit such famous resorts as Dombai and Arkhyz. The region is one of the global astrophysics research centres thanks to the unique BTA and RATAN-600 telescopes.
Today, it is important to devote particular attention to creating a favourable investment and business climate, creating a modern transport infrastructure, developing the social sector and improving people’s living standards. I am certain that through your joint efforts, you will successfully resolve all these key challenges.”
Karachayevo-Circassia is a republic of the Russian Federation, located in the northwestern foothills of the Caucasus mountains.