The Minister’s telephone conversations
RUSSIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SERGEY LAVROV SPEAKS TO JAPANESE MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS YORIKO KAWAGUCHI BY TELEPHONE
Unofficial translation from Russian
During a brief telephone conversation held on March 17, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Japan, Yoriko Kawaguchi, congratulated Sergey Lavrov on his appointment as the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
The ministers exchanged views on an upcoming schedule of Russian-Japanese political contacts, and agreed to maintain a close constructive dialogue on issues in bilateral relations and on pressing international problems.
March 17, 2004