The Minister’s telephone conversations
RUSSIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SERGEY LAVROV SPEAKS TO NETHERLANDS MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS BERNARD BOT BY TELEPHONE
Unofficial translation from Russian
A telephone conversation took place on April 15 between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and his Netherlands counterpart, Bernard Bot, in the course of which questions of bilateral relations and certain pressing international problems were discussed.
The Netherlands Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed sincere gratitude to the Russian authorities for the constructive assistance in the freeing of the Dutch national Peter-Arjan Erkel, kidnapped on August 12, 2002, in Makhachkala where he was as the head of the mission of the Swiss branch of Doctors Without Borders.
April 15, 2004