Lavrov: unilateral benefits will help solve the world’s problems

Lavrov: unilateral benefits will help solve the world’s problems


To progress in dealing with complex and difficult world problems will help collective action in world Affairs need to negotiate, to compromise, said Sergei Lavrov.

MOSCOW, 27 Jan. Collective international action and the rejection of one-sided pursuit of profits can lead to progress in solving the most complex problems, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

“Obviously, in the current volatile situation in world Affairs we need to agree on compromises that can create a long-term relationship in any sphere”, — said Lavrov, speaking at the opening ceremony of the Global University summit of the BRICS at MGIMO, the Russian foreign Ministry.

“Recent events have demonstrated that collective action, the refusal from the pursuit of unilateral advantage at the expense of partners is able to lead to progress in solving the most complex and intricate problems of our time”, — said the Minister.

While Lavrov noted that “Russia and all the BRICS members, ready for this.” “Common interests and mutually respectful dialogue enables us to reach common positions of the five on many global issues. We are talking about contribution to efforts against international terrorism, combating drug trafficking, transnational organized crime, corruption, and also about our contribution to the solution of conflicts and strengthening international information security,” the Minister said.