Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman Yusuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah

1479-03-08-2015

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On August 3, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, now in Qatar on a working visit, held a meeting with Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs of the Sultanate of Oman Yusuf Bin Alawi Bin Abdullah, who had arrived in Doha to attend a conference of foreign ministers of the member-countries of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.

Sergey Lavrov and Yusuf Bin Alawi discussed topical issues of Russian-Omani relations, emphasising the importance of stepping up ties and drawing on  considerable cooperation potential in various areas.

They also reviewed the current situation in the Middle East, including the conflict in Yemen, where Oman has been playing a useful role as an intermediary, and prospects for developments in the Gulf zone after the signing of the agreement on the Iranian nuclear programme.

 

August 3, 2015

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