TASS: Russian Politics & Diplomacy – Russia keen to expand cooperation with African Union in all areas

ADDIS ABABA, March 9. /TASS/. Russia intends to expand ties with the African Union in all areas and is ready to establish even more instruments for cooperation, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following the meeting with the Chairperson of the Union Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat on Friday.

“We intend to cooperate with the African Union in all areas without exceptions: in political, trade and economic, humanitarian, educations fields, and of course concerning coordination of our activities in the international arena,” he said.

According to Lavrov, all strategies being developed by the African Union, including the Agenda 2063, contain areas interesting for Moscow. “And of course we will establish additional instruments for cooperation in the areas where we have…

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