MOSCOW, April 04. /ITAR-TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met on Friday with Moldovan Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and European Integration Natalia Gherman to discuss the situation in the Dniester settlement in the light of Ukrainian developments and preparations for talks in the 5+2 format.
The two ministers stressed that “further expansion of trade and economic exchanges, closer cooperation in the humanitarian area are in the interests of both countries,” the Russian Foreign Ministry reported after the meeting.
Special attention was focused on problems of the regional and international agenda. Apart from that, Lavrov and Gherman signed a plan of consultations between the two countries’ foreign ministries in 2014-2015.