MOSCOW, March 2. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with his German counterpart, Sigmar Gabriel, on March 9, Russian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman, Maria Zakharova, said on Thursday.
"On March 9, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold in Moscow talks with German Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Gabriel," the diplomat said.
"The two ministers will discuss the schedule of the upcoming political contacts and a number of practical bilateral issues, including progress in the implementation of specific projects in trade, economy, cultural, humanitarian, historical and memorial areas," Zakharova noted.
According to Zakharova, the two top diplomats are also expected to exchange views "on pressing international issues focusing on multilateral efforts aimed at resolving the Ukrainian and Syrian crises and the normalization of the situation in Libya."