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Foreign minister Lavrov heads Russian delegation at Munich Security Conference

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Foreign minister Lavrov heads Russian delegation at Munich Security Conference


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Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov represents Russia at the Munich Security Conference, TASS reports. The global forum kicks off in the Bavarian capital on Friday, February 14. The Russian minister has many bilateral meetings and multilateral negotiations planned. Lavrov is also going to speak at the Global Mess: Are There Any Chances for a New Agenda session.

In addition, the head of Russia’s MFA will become a member of the Primakov Readings. The round table is devoted to the priorities of Russia’s foreign policy during the period of a new confrontation between the great powers.

Lavrov will hold talks with his German, Chinese and Japanese colleagues, as well as the representative of the European Union. In addition, the minister will join the ceremony of awarding veterans with medals in honor of the anniversary of the victory in the Great Patriotic War.

The forum will be attended by about a hundred heads of foreign affairs agencies, defense ministers, and about forty heads of state. Among the guests are French President Emmanuel Macron, Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky, US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo, Pentagon Head Mark Esper, NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg.

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