The Minister’s meetings
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s talks with Austrian Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Sebastian Kurz
On December 7, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Austria and OSCE Chairperson-in-Office Sebastian Kurz on the sidelines of the OSCE Ministerial Council meeting in Vienna.
The Minister congratulated his Austrian counterpart on his victory in the parliamentary elections, which is expected to be followed by Kurz’s appointment as the Austrian Federal Chancellor.
The sides discussed promising bilateral projects and welcomed the success of the Russia-Austria Tourism Year 2017 and the upcoming Russia-Austria Music and Cultural Routes Year 2018.
They also exchanged views on pressing international issues, the activities of OSCE, and Russia-EU relations, taking into account Austria’s upcoming EU presidency in the latter half of 2018.