‘Pleasure to Meet in Person’: Jaishankar Meets Russian Foreign Min

Jaishankar is also slated to meet Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Moscow.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday, 9 September met Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet in Moscow.
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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday, 9 September met Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) meet in Moscow.

“Pleasure to meet FM Sergey Lavrov, this time in person. Excellent talks that reflect our Special and Privileged Strategic Partnership. Value our exchanges on the international situation,” Jaishankar tweeted after the meet.

Jaishankar is also slated to meet Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Moscow.

‘Pleasure to Meet in Person’: Jaishankar Meets Russian Foreign Min

Earlier in the day, Jaishankar also met Finance Ministers of Kyrgyz Republic and Tajikistan. Jaishankar, in a series of tweets, said that bilateral and regional cooperation was discussed with both delegates.

‘Pleasure to Meet in Person’: Jaishankar Meets Russian Foreign Min
‘Pleasure to Meet in Person’: Jaishankar Meets Russian Foreign Min

Russian President Vladimir Putin will be addressing the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) leaders, and Jaishankar will be in attendance during his address.

EAM S Jaishankar meeting Tajik FM Sirojiddin Muhriddin.
EAM S Jaishankar meeting Tajik FM Sirojiddin Muhriddin.
(Photo: Twitter/ S Jaishankar)

Speaking ahead of his expected meeting with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Moscow, Jaishankar had said, on Monday, 7 September that the situation in eastern Ladakh is “very serious” while adding that it calls for a "very, very deep conversation" between the two countries.

He had also said that the state of the border cannot be excluded from the state of New Delhi’s overall relationship with Beijing.

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