The Minister’s meetings
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Secretary of State of the Vatican Cardinal Pietro Parolin
On August 22, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held talks in Moscow with the Secretary of State of the Vatican Cardinal Pietro Parolin.
During the discussion of the bilateral agenda an emphasis was put on the need to maintain an intensified political dialogue and promote cultural, educational, scientific and medical cooperation. They also considered current issues related to Russia-Vatican interaction in ensuring international security, settling regional crises, countering the threats or terrorism and extremism, as well as protecting the Christians in the world.