1 June 202121:25

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s participation in the BRICS Foreign Ministers’ Meeting


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On June 1, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took part in a Stand-alone Meeting of BRICS Ministers of Foreign Affairs/International Relations via videoconference.

The Ministers held a frank exchange of views on topical issues of the international agenda, including efforts to strengthen international institutions, regional conflicts, joint efforts to combat new challenges and threats, including the COVID-19 pandemic, and cooperation between the five states at multilateral fora.

They also discussed the current status and future prospects of cooperation between the five countries.

Following the meeting, the Ministers approved a Joint Communiqué and a Joint Statement on Strengthening and Reforming the Multilateral System.

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