Mistura says Homs terror attacks attempt to derail Geneva talksWorld February 26, 5:49
Annular eclipse will be visible in South America, Africa on Feb 26Science & Space February 26, 3:24
HNC expects Trump to correct Obama's mistakes in Syria - delegation headWorld February 26, 3:08
War on terror to dominate Geneva talks — Syrian UN envoyWorld February 25, 23:48
Russian skier wins gold in skiathlon at 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski ChampionshipsSport February 25, 17:46
Top US Air Force general points to growing conflict potential in Syrian airspaceWorld February 25, 17:17
Iran relies on Russia’s support in production of fuel for nuclear power plantsBusiness & Economy February 25, 16:20
Ukrainian military capture Donetsk water purification plant — spokesmanWorld February 25, 15:05
Azerbaijan and Armenia report armed clashes in Karabakh conflict areaWorld February 25, 11:45
MOSCOW, January 21. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said cooperation between Moscow and Beijing in 2013 became an important factor in balancing international relations.
"Russian-Chinese relations were developing dynamically in all areas," Lavrov said at a news conference on Tuesday which summed up the last year results of Russian diplomacy's work. "Moscow-Beijing cooperation in the key problems of the modern world, including within the framework of UN, BRICS, and the Shanghai Cooperation Organization became an important factor in ensuring a balanced nature of international relations."
As for Russia's deeper integration in the Asian-Pacific region, Lavrov noted that it is "our national priority for the whole 21st century."
The Russian diplomat added that in 2013, Russia strengthened cooperation with India and Vietnam.
"A new impulse was given to relations with ASEAN countries, varied cooperation with Japan, South Korea and other states in the region," he said.
Lavrov also noted growing cooperation with Latin American and African countries and their integration associations.