26 September 201409:44

Meeting between the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, and representatives of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (CCASG)


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On 25 September, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met the delegation of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf consisting of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait, Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affair of the State of Qatar, Mohammed Al Attiyah, and the Secretary General of the CCASG, Abdel Latif Az-Ziyani, on the side-lines of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

During their talk they reviewed the prospects of further reinforcement of multifaceted cooperation between Russia and the CCASG, including the deepening of their strategic dialogue and the build-up of trade and economic ties. They also substantially exchanged opinions on topical international and regional issues with the emphasis on the task of political settlement of the Syrian crisis.

Everybody shared confidence that multifactor ties between the Russian Federation and the CCASG will successfully develop for the benefit of people of our countries, in the interests of ensuring stable peace and security in the Middle East and in the Persian Gulf area.

26 September 2014

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