MFA: a priority for Russia’s cooperation within the CIS and CSTO

MOSCOW, 14 Oct. The priority of the Russian foreign policy is cooperation within the CIS and CSTO, said the head of Russian foreign Ministry Sergei Lavrov.

“Unconditional foreign policy priority is the building of cooperation within the existing space of the multilateral formats with the participation of Russian, including and, in fact, the Commonwealth and the Eurasian economic Union, and the Organization of collective security Treaty,” said he, speaking in the state Duma.

However, he added that much attention will be paid to the development of relations within the Union state of Russia and Belarus.