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MOSCOW, October 3 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov praises strategic partnership with Brazil.
Lavrov and his Brazilian counterpart Alberto Figueiredo have exchanged greetings messages on the occasion of the 185th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations, the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.
Addressing the Brazilian colleague, Lavrov said, “The commitment to common democratic values, human rights, common views on the development of the multi-polar world, the supremacy of international law and the joint search for new challenges unite Russia and Brazil.”
“Our partnership within the U.N., BRICS, the G20 and the WTO is an important factor of global stability,” the Russian minister said.
Lavrov “gave a high assessment to strategic partnership. I’m sure that mutual respect and trust will allow us to move forward towards deepening multilateral relations”.
The Brazilian minister said, “Russian-Brazilian relations embrace many fields, including the economy, finances, energy, defence, science and technology, law, agriculture, culture, education and sports.”