Lavrov: the close cooperation of the MFA of Russia and China influenced the international agenda

NEW DELHI, December 11. /TASS/. The close cooperation of the MFA of Russia and China greatly influenced the international agenda. This was stated on Monday the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov at the opening of the negotiations with the foreign Minister of China Wang I.

“The past year – today we will be discussing its results – foreign policy was rich in events, – the Minister noted. – Held five meetings at the highest level, including official visit of the PRC President to Russia.”

“Our Ministry has been in close cooperation, coordinate their actions, which largely influenced the international agenda, – said Lavrov. – Expect to consider what steps we can take next year to promote Russian-Chinese strategic partnership and interaction”.

Van And noted the importance of contacts between Russia, India and China. “We are one of the largest countries in the world, and we must step up strategic contacts between the three countries, he explained. – There is no doubt that Russia will play an important role in this process.”

Lavrov is in India, where he will participate in the 15th meeting of the foreign Ministers of Russia, India and China.