Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation Ignazio Cassis
On December 7, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Ignazio Cassis, Head of the Federal Department of Foreign Affairs of the Swiss Confederation, on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council in Vienna.
The parties noted the constructive nature of the rapidly developing Russia-Switzerland relations and, in this context, the decade since the signing of the Memorandum on facilitating bilateral cooperation between the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs. The ministers approved a plan for foreign ministerial consultations in 2018.
Mr Lavrov and Mr Cassis had a detailed exchange of views on a range of current items on the international agenda that are of mutual interest to both countries.