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MOSCOW, September 27 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has discussed with the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Kuwait in New York the expansion of political and economic relations, the RF Foreign Ministry reported on Friday on the results of Thursday’s meeting on the sidelines of the 68th Session of the UN General Assembly.
“Sergei Lavrov met with members of the ‘troika’ of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) - the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Saud al-Faisal, the Kingdom of Bahrain, Khalid bin Ahmed Al-Khalifa and the State of Kuwait, Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah,” the ministry informed.
“The sides discussed prospects for further strengthening of multifaceted cooperation between Russia and the GCC, including the development of a political dialogue and expanding trade and economic relations,” the RF Foreign Ministry said. “They had a thorough exchange of views on the current issues of regional and international agenda.”