Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Philippine Secretary of Foreign Affairs Alan Peter Cayetano
On May 25, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Secretary of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Philippines Alan Peter Cayetano.
The ministers exchanged views on a broad range of bilateral issues. The parties confirmed their shared commitment to promote the political dialogue and expand cooperation in the trade, economic, scientific, defence, military-technical, and humanitarian areas.
While discussing international affairs, the parties stated the closeness of both countries’ approaches to current regional and global problems. The ministers called for enhanced cooperation in responding to global challenges and threats, primarily the fight against international terrorism, illegal drug trafficking, cybercrime and sea piracy.