Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov invited the President of Germany’s Steinmeier to visit Russia, while addressing at the opening of the 14th Conference of the partner cities of Russia and Germany. Minister said, that Russia will invariably build relations with Germany on the basis of mutual interests and equality. As per Lavrov, history shows that a departure from these principles seriously damages “both our countries and the progressive development of the European continent as a whole.”
He further added, Lavrov added that Moscow is open to cooperation with international partners to strengthen European security.
Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov invited FRG President Frank Walter Steinmeier to visit Russia, RIA Novosti reported .
He said this, speaking at the opening of the 14th Conference of the partner cities of Russia and Germany.
“We will be happy to welcome the President of the FRG, Mr. Frank Walter Steinmeier, to Russia. He has an appropriate invitation, “Lavrov said.
On October 25, Vladimir Putin will meet with Federal President of Germany Frank-Walter Steinmeier, who will be in Moscow on a working visit at the invitation of the Russian President.