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MOSCOW, October 6 (Itar-Tass) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called for convincing the warring sides in Yemen to come to an agreement.
Speaking at a press conference after the talks with Djibouti Foreign Minister Mahmoud Ali Yusuf on Thursday, Lavrov said, “It is important to convince the sides to come to an agreement, which will allow both parties to reach national reconciliation and overcome the current deepest crisis.”
According to the Russian minister, Russia and Djibouti actively cooperate in the settlement of the situation in Yemen.
“We cooperate to solve problems that Ethiopia and Eritrea faced. Today we’ve discussed the situation,” he added.
“We are concerned over the escalation of tension. We insist Ethiopian and Eritrean negotiators to comply with the U.N. Security Council resolutions on this aspect and the earlier reached Algerian agreements,” Lavrov stressed.
Lavrov also said Russia sought to provide military-technical assistance to Djibouti to fighting terrorism and piracy.
Lavrov said, “Enduring military-technical cooperation unites Russia and Djibouti. Servicemen from Djibouti regularly train at schools of the Russian Defence Ministry. Our specialists man helicopter and automobile technique, which is supplied to Djibouti.”
“There are prospects for the development of such cooperation. Russia wants our friends in Djibouti to respond to challenges for fighting terrorism and piracy,” the Russian foreign minister stressed.