Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s participation in the BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting
On June 1, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took part in a full-format BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting via videoconference.
The parties conducted a frank exchange of opinions on topical issues of the international agenda, including efforts to strengthen international institutions, the subject of regional conflicts, joint efforts to combat new challenges and threats, including the COVID-19 pandemic, and cooperation between the five states at multilateral venues.
They also discussed the current status and future prospects of cooperation between the five countries.
Following the meeting, the ministers approved a joint communique and a declaration on strengthening and reforming the multilateral system.