January 29, 2013 11:54
Russian deputy foreign minister meets with Eritrean leader
MOSCOW. Jan 29 (Interfax) - Eritrea wishes to develop political and economic relations with Russia.
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with Eritrean President Isaias Afworki in Asmara on Monday during his working trip to Horn of Africa countries, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.
"While discussing the status and prospects of Russian-Eritrean relations, Isaias Afworki confirmed the interest of Asmara in mounting trade, economic and humanitarian cooperation and intensifying the political dialogue, primarily on peace and security on the African continent," says the report posted on the ministry's website.
"In the detailed and frank conversation, the Eritrean leader lauded the consistent and principled position of Russia on topical international and regional problems, including efficient assistance to African states in the provision of their sustainable socioeconomic development," the report said.
On the same day, Bogdanov met with Eritrean Foreign Minister Osman Saleh Mohammed and handed over a personal message from Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.
(Our editorial staff can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org)
September 03, 2015
Venezuelan ambassador to Russia will also be ambassador to Abkhazia
Armenian Defense Ministry reports continued shelling from Azerbaijani side
Armenian serviceman dies in fire from Azerbaijan
CEC reps will conduct remote monitoring of elections in Greece and Turkey
Cooperation with EEU incompatible with Georgia's political vector - Foreign Minister
Aeroflot may receive state guarantees to restructure Transaero debt; no other state aid planned
Russian culture ministry prevents State Russian Museum from carrying exhibits to Sweden on fears of arrests over Yukos case - director
Russia calls for implementing UN SC decisions to stop bloodshed in Yemen - source in Foreign Ministry
Dollar, euro declining against ruble on Thursday evening
Kadyrov calls on Muslim world to urgently discuss problem of migrants trying to find refuge in Europe (Part 2)
Russian MICEX stock indexes tops 1710 pts on oil
Routine border-crossing mode for foreigners restored on Abkhazian-Georgian border through Inguri checkpoint
Daily Headline News for September 3, 2015