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MOSCOW, October 21 /TASS/. The Russian and Hungarian foreign ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Peter Szijjarto, discussed the crises in Ukraine and Syria at negotiations held in Moscow on Wednesday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
"The sides had a detailed and constructive discussion of vital issues of Russian-Hungarian relations with a focus made on agreements reached during President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Budapest on February 17 this year," the Russian Foreign Ministry went on to say.
"They also stressed the importance of intensifying the use of mechanisms of the Russian-Hungarian inter-governmental commission for economic cooperation with an aim to resolve the current and long-term questions of bilateral relations," the ministry said adding that the Russian and Hungarian ministers had confirmed their countries’ intention to develop trade and economic cooperation, inter-regional contacts, cultural and humanitarian exchanges and improve the legal basis of Russian-Hungarian relations.
The Russian Foreign Ministry noted that Lavrov and Szijjarto had exchanged views on Ukraine, Syria and the Middle East and other international issues.
"It was noted that the Foreign Ministries of the two countries interacted closely on the international agenda," the Russian Foreign Ministry stressed.