Lavrov will hold talks with Chinese foreign Minister

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov will hold on Sunday, August 6, in the Philippines capital Manila talks with Chinese foreign Minister Wang Yi About it RIA Novosti said a source in the Russian delegation.

It is expected that the Ministers will discuss topical bilateral issues and the international agenda. In addition, it is possible that the diplomats will be affected by the situation around North Korea.

Earlier the U.S. permanent representative to the UN, Nikki Haley said that U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson at a meeting with Lavrov in Manila will seek common ground with Moscow. “This is a continuation of the attempts of the Secretary of state Tillerson to find common ground with Russia. There are many issues that we must discuss with Russia the fight against terrorism, the situation around North Korea, the crisis in Syria,” she said.

The meeting of foreign Ministers of ASEAN countries held in the Philippines from 2 to 8 August.