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MOSCOW, October 28. /TASS/. Russia has managed to boost humanitarian contacts with foreign partners, in spite of the West’s anti-Russian campaign, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday at a meeting of the ministry’s Council of the heads of the Russian Federation constituent entities.
"Despite the open anti-Russian campaign conducted by a number of Western countries, we have managed not only to maintain, but also to intensify the cultural and humanitarian relations with foreign partners," Lavrov said. "We’ve had the traditionally intensive cooperation with the colleagues from the CIS (Commonwealth of Independent States), EAEU (Eurasian Economic Union)." He said the country’s dialogue with partners in Asia, in particular, China, has been dynamically developing.
"We welcome the Russian regions’ interest in the development of inbound tourism. With the participation of foreign partners a number of subjects, in particular, the Altai territory, the Arkhangelsk and Ulyanovsk regions, are working on projects of cross-border routes, which will allow the foreign guests to visit several constituents of the Russian Federation," Lavrov said.
"Cultural diplomacy of Russia’s regions plays an increasingly important part in promoting an objective image of our country, strengthening the atmosphere of trust and mutual understanding in international affairs," the minister said.