Lavrov will take part in the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Arctic Council in Finland

25.04.2019

Lavrov will take part in the meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the Arctic Council in Finland

The head of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov will take part in the ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council countries, which will be held in Finland on May 6-7. It was reported by Ambassador at large of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the representative of the Russian Federation in the Arctic Council Nikolay Korchunov.
 
«Indeed, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov will take part in the events of the 11th ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council in Rovaniemi on May 6-7», - TASS quotes Korchunov.
 
According to his words, it is planned to sum up the work of the Arctic Council at the meeting, to discuss issues of strengthening international cooperation in the Arctic in terms of ensuring its sustainable development and outline the main priorities for cooperation in this region for the next two years. «Conversations of the Minister with the heads of foreign ministries of a number of Arctic states are scheduled at the ministerial meeting», - Korchunov added.



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