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On Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to South Africa

On Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s visit to South Africa

 

 

On 3-4 June 2018 Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov visited the Republic of South Africa. The Minister took part in the BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting which covered a wide variety of topical issues of maintaining the international peace and stability, global economy, as well as the matters of cooperation and coordination of the BRICS countries’ approaches in the context of global political turbulence. Ministers exchanged views on the situation in “hotspots”, common objectives in addressing new threats and challenges, first and foremost, international terrorism and ensuring global information security. A particular focus was made on preparations for the anniversary 10th BRICS Summit in Johannesburg. Minister Lavrov was also received by President of the Republic of South Africa Cyril Ramaphosa. Sergey Lavrov spoke in support of the priorities of South Africa’s Chairmanship in BRICS and praised the country’s energetic efforts to organize a BRICS summit in Johannesburg.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the press-conference following the BRICS Foreign Ministers Meeting:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=93qH4dNBy2U&feature=youtu.be


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