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(2018-09-29) Foreign Minister meets Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation in New York

Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi met his Russian counterpart Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov in New York on the sidelines of the 73rd session of the UN General Assembly.

The two Ministers discussed broader areas of mutual cooperation including trade and investment, peace and security, and development cooperation. The Foreign Minister stressed the need to translate the gradually increasing multi-dimensional partnership between the two countries into multi-faceted strategic partnership.

The two leaders also discussed the on-going efforts for peace and stability in Afghanistan.

The Foreign Minister appreciated cooperation with Russia in the field of energy and termed it as a ‘strong pillar’ of partnership between the two countries.

New York,

27 September 2018

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