Crimean acting premier Sergey Aksyonov met with governor of Rostov region of Russia Vasily Golubev on May 19, press-service of Crimean Parliament reports.

During the meeting, the sides signed cooperation agreement on trade, economic, scientific, technical, social and cultural spheres.

“We are pleased to welcome our partners - representatives of the Rostov region in Crimea. We are in contact with the first days of the transition period’- Aksyonov said.

“We promise our assistance to investors from the Rostov region, protection against corruption schemes and officials’ pressure. We guarantee that business will feel comfortable in Crimea”, - he added.

Russian President Vladimir Putin signed laws on annexation of Crimea and Sevastopol to the Russian Federation on March 21, following Crimean referendum on region’s status.