Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said that Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will depart for a working trip across several countries of the Middle East and North Africa on December 12. According to the statement, Lavrov will visit Israel, Palestine, Algeria, and Morocco.
“In a few days, Sergey Lavrov will travel to the Middle East and North Africa. He will go to Israel, Palestine, Algeria, and Morocco on Sunday,” Bogdanov told Russian media.
It is added that Lavrov will attend the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum as well as the bilateral contacts in Morocco.
In his statement, Bogdanov stated that they are working on this meeting with the Secretary-General of the Arab League and Moroccan partners, and they hope for a broad representation of the Arab League countries and their Arab partners.
This Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum was initially to be held on October 28 in Morocco, but Moscow had announced to decide to postpone it, officially, because of Sergey Lavrov’s program.