Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Brazilian Foreign Minister José Serra
On February 16, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Minister of Foreign Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil José Serra on the sidelines of the G20 foreign ministers meeting in Bonn.
The two ministers confirmed their countries’ firm intention to further advance Russian-Brazilian strategic partnership relations.
The parties discussed a schedule of upcoming political top- and high-level contacts, opportunities for expanding the contractual legal framework of relations, and increasing international cooperation, primarily within key multilateral organisations – the UN, BRICS, the G20 – and Russia’s dialogue mechanisms with the Latin American countries.
Sergey Lavrov invited his Brazilian counterpart to visit Russia.