Lavrov at the UN General Assembly will hold meetings with the foreign Ministers of Venezuela, Brazil and Cuba


RIA Novosti

UN, September 18. /TASS/. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly will hold meetings with foreign Ministers of Brazil, Venezuela and Cuba, and will participate in a Ministerial meeting of the CELAC (Community of Latin American and Caribbean States). On Monday TASS reported the head of the Latin American Department of the foreign Ministry Alexander Shchetinin.

“Our direction from the Minister scheduled about a dozen meetings — said Shchetinin. — Met with the foreign Minister of Ecuador, will also be Mexico, Bolivia, Venezuela, Cuba, will be a Ministerial meeting of CELAC”.

The diplomat also informed that on the sidelines of the UNGA, the Russian side plans to sign visa-free agreements with Grenada and St Kitts.

“On September 20 is scheduled to meet with foreign Minister of Brazil, it will be very important will be the signing of the agreement on cultural centres — said Shchetinin. — Meeting with Minister of Belize, which is planned to sign the Protocol of the Ministerial consultations”.