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MOSCOW, June 20 (Itar-Tass) - Contribution to Russian-language mass media abroad is one of the priorities of Russia’s foreign policy, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.
Addressing participants in and guests of the 15th World Congress of the Russian Press, Lavrov said, “Our priority is to strengthen corresponding mechanisms on spreading the Russian language and Russian culture and on further consolidating the Russian world.”
Lavrov said the Congress became “a representative forum, which contributes to expanding the Russian-language information space and strengthening cooperation between the media communities of Russia and foreign countries”.
“Due to the efforts of those who gathered here, the multimillion audience from over 70 states has a chance to learn about our achievements in the terms of Alexander Pushkin, LeoTolstoy and Fyodor Dostoyevsky and join in its richest historical and cultural heritage,” the Russian minister said.