Russian Foreign Ministry announces the date of Lavrov’s visit to Iraq

Release date:: 2019/12/12 18:34

Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, announced that Minister Sergei Lavrov will pay a working visit to Iraq.

Zakharova said during a press conference on Thursday: “During the visit, which will be for the days (7 and 8) next October, Lavrov will meet with the leadership of the country in Baghdad, as well as with the leadership of the Kurdistan region in Erbil.”

“During the visit, the two sides will exchange views on the pivotal aspects of the Middle East agenda, focusing on the situation in Iraq, Syria and the Gulf region. They will also discuss the situation surrounding Iran and the developments in the Palestinian territories.”

Zakharova said special attention will be given to the development of cooperation in counter-terrorism and the spread of religious extremism.,15700021,15700043,15700186,15700191,15700253,15700256,15700259&usg=ALkJrhjaHm0jQt-1pS8eg6IvFD-vO1umpQ

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