Moscow.- Dominican Foreign Affairs minister Carlos Morales and his Russian par Sergey Lavrov held talks in Moscow on Thursday, aimed at bolstering the friendship between their countries and addressed international and bilateral topics, as well as on the situation in Latin America and the Caribbean, reports news source isria.com.
“The ministers discussed issues of strengthening the UN role in international relations, including its peacekeeping and conflict resolution activities. In the same context, the tasks of multilateral cooperation in combating international terrorism, the drug business and organized crime were examined,” it said.
The officials also discussed cooperation between Russia and key regional integration entities such as the Organization of American States, Rio Group, and the Caribbean Community. “The sides reaffirmed their mutual commitment to developing multifarious Russian-Dominican relations in an ongoing manner, with emphasis on the promotion of political dialogue and mutually beneficial economic, commercial, cultural and humanitarian cooperation.”
At the conclusion of the talks Morales and Lavrov signed an agreement to abolish visas for the holders of diplomatic and service passports.
Lavrov also accepted Morales’ invitation for a return visit to the Dominican capital Santo Domingo.