The Gorchakov Fund took part in an annual meeting of Sergey Lavrov with representatives of Russian NGOs

17 March 2017

On March 17, Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov held his annual meeting with representatives from Russian NGOs. Deputy Director of the Alexander Gorchakov Public Diplomacy Fund Roman Grishenin participated in the meeting.


While discussing joint work to forge an atmosphere of trust during dialogue with foreign partners, participants noted that Russia continued to adhere to an independent and pragmatic foreign policy based on principles of non-interference in the affairs of states, a commitment to international law and a collective search for responses to common challenges and threats. Russia consistently advocates equality of members of the international community and remains open to all those sharing these values.


Participants of the meeting voiced readiness for continued cooperation with the Foreign Ministry aiming to protect the country’s interests and to strengthen its international prestige.

A full text of the article in Russian can be found here