PICC, Manila
August 6, 2017

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Viktorovich Lavrov, together with his counterparts from 10 ASEAN member states, meets for the ASEAN-Russia Ministerial Meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City on August 6, 2017.

Agenda of the meeting includes “discussion on the implementation of decisions on promoting a strategic partnership” as approved by the ASEAN-Russia Summit in Sochi on May 19-20, 2016. The ministers will also adopt a roadmap on implementing the recommendations of the ASEAN-Russia Eminent Persons Group to strengthen interaction in the political, trade, economic, social and cultural areas, as approved by the leaders in Sochi.

The fight against terrorism and transnational crimes is the central topic of this year’s dialogue.

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