Lavrov to meet with Wang Yi in Sochi

Lavrov to meet with Wang Yi in Sochi

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with his Chinese counterpart Wang Yi on May 13 in Sochi as part of his official visit to Russia, Russia’s Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said.

She clarified that the parties will discuss future prospects for the development of bilateral cooperation. "Particular emphasis will be placed on preparing Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to Russia and his participation in the work of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum," Zakharova noted.

She added that Lavrov and Wng Yi will discuss Venezuela, Syria, Afghanistan, as well as the situation on the Korean Peninsula. In addition, the meeting will also focus on the issue of preserving the Joint Comprehensive Action Plan on the Iranian nuclear program, RIA Novosti reports.

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