Syrian opposition ready for direct talks with government delegation — representativeWorld February 22, 21:56
UN Syria envoy expects no breakthrough at new round of Syria talksWorld February 22, 21:09
Russia opposes sharing responsibility for fate of Middle East refugeesRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 22, 20:36
First woman in space Valentina Tereshkova may meet with Queen Elizabeth IIRussian Politics & Diplomacy February 22, 20:27
Spain’s famous footballer Puyol returns to Russia next week ahead of FIFA 2017, 2018 CupsSport February 22, 20:15
Putin promotes generals to higher military ranks after Syria operationMilitary & Defense February 22, 19:56
Russia, Turkey may discuss purchase of S-400 systems at March talksMilitary & Defense February 22, 19:18
European human rights watchdog welcomes court’s ruling on Russian opposition activistWorld February 22, 18:42
Maslenitsa festival: a week of pancakes and joySociety & Culture February 22, 17:49
MOSCOW, January 18. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will on Monday meet with Secretary General of the Permanent International Secretariat of the Organization of the Black Sea Economic Cooperation (BSEC) Michael Christidis, Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Mariya Zakharova said.
Zakharova said the sides will discuss "urgent issues of BSEC activity."
"Special attention during the meeting will be paid to substantial and organizational aspects of Russia’s presidency in BSEC in the first half of 2016," the diplomat said.
BSEC presidency passed to Russia from Romania at the December 11 Bucharest meeting of the organization’s Foreign Ministerial Council.
BSEC is a regional economic structure uniting 12 countries: Azerbaijan, Albania, Armenia, Bulgaria, Greece, Georgia, Moldova, Russia, Romania, Serbia, Turkey and Ukraine.