Sergey Lavrov: We attach special importance to the Potsdam Meetings

13 September 2018

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov expressed satisfaction that contacts between NGOs of Moscow and Berlin were continuing.

The head of the Foreign Service mentioned that on September 13 in an interview to the largest German news agency Deutsche Presse-Agentur (DPA).

When answering the question what could be the role of regional and municipal partnerships and other forms of public diplomacy in light of the tense relations between Russia and Germany, Sergey Lavrov, in particular, said: “It is with satisfaction that I note the continuing contacts between our NGOs. In this regard, we attach special importance to the Petersburg Dialogue Forum and the Potsdam Meetings platform”.

We would like to remind that the Potsdam Meetings is an international workshop, which has become a tradition. Organizers of that prestigious conference are the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund and the German-Russian Forum.

The information was provided by MFA of Russia.