Russian FM to meet Kurdish PM Nechirvan Barzani


Russian FM Sergei Lavrov. File photo

ARA News

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Nechirvan Barzani and Germany’s Vice-Chancellor Sigmar Gabriel at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum begin of June, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova told a news briefing today.

“These meetings will be attended by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who will also hold talks with German Vice Chancellor and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sigmar Gabriel, Prime Minister of Iraqi Kurdistan Nechirvan Barzani, Prime Minister of Dominica Roosevelt Skerrit, and with his foreign counterparts,” Zakharova said.

The SPIEF will be held in St. Petersburg on June 1-3. This year’s activities will be devoted to the search for a new balance in the global economy.

I also said that we would provide the details of this meeting before it begins. As soon as the meeting is prepared, in terms of the protocol and agenda, we’ll release information on the format and issues included on the agenda. Either I’ll do this next week or the relevant information will be posted on the Foreign Ministry’s website,” Zakharova added.

Reporting by: Wladimir van Wilgenburg | Source: ARA News

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