Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s greetings to organisers and participants of the 3rd international conference Crimea in the Modern International Context: The Friends of Crimea Forum

Friday, 10 November 2017 07:06

It gives me great pleasure to welcome the organisers and participants of the conference.

Your event has been consistently reaffirming its position as a popular platform uniting political, academic and expert communities from various countries for a depoliticised discussion of current issues, including on Crimea’s reunification with Russia.

The agenda of this year’s meeting, which is held to present objective information about the peninsula’s life to the international community and to promote its international and economic ties, is very important. It is difficult to overestimate the role of people’s diplomacy in these efforts, which aim to strengthen contacts between people, to eliminate the old dividing lines and to prevent the emergence of new ones. Today, the work to establish the values of cooperation, to build trust and mutual understanding in global affairs acquires special importance.

I believe that the results of the conference, including the establishment of the Friends of Crimea International Association, will contribute to fulfilling the extensive potential of the region’s cooperation with foreign partners. The Russian Foreign Ministry will continue to promote it in the future.

I with you productive discussions and all the best.

Sergey Lavrov

Moscow, November 6, 2017

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