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Russian foreign minister: Moscow to strengthen cooperation with Dhaka

  • Published at 05:23 pm January 10th, 2019
In this January 15, 2013 file photo; then Russia's President Vladimir Putin, third from right, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, second from right, and then Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, fourth from right, and then Foreign Minister Dipu Moni, fifth from right, take part in a signing ceremony between Russia and Bangladesh in Moscow AFP

Both nations have similar approaches to materializing respective regional and global agendas

Russia wants to strengthen its bilateral ties and constructive cooperation with Bangladesh to secure peace and stability in South Asia and beyond.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said this while congratulating the new Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen on Thursday, reports UNB. 

Lavrov said Bangladesh and Russia have similar approaches to materializing their respective regional and global agendas and are bound by friendship and partnership.

Minister Lavrov hoped the "constructive cooperation" between the two Foreign Ministries will continue in future to strengthen bilateral cooperation, said the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.