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Press Release (3-8-2022)

Subsequently, the Myanmar-Russia Bilateral Talks co-chaired by the Union Minister for Foreign Affairs of Myanmar and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation was held. The meeting was attended by the Deputy Foreign Ministers and senior officials from the Foreign Ministries of Myanmar and the Russian Federation. The Union Minister expressed his deep appreciation to the Russian Federation, a true friend to Myanmar, for the consistent support rendered to Myanmar both bilaterally and multilaterally. The Union Minister also thanked Russia for the donation of Covid-19 vaccines in January 2022 to support the Myanmar Government’s efforts to combat and contain the Covid-19 as well as for contribution of the Monkeypox diagnostic test kits for Myanmar during his working visit.
Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation left Nay Pyi Taw in the evening, and was seen off by U Kyaw Myo Htut, Deputy Minister and officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Nay Pyi Taw Airport.
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mr. Sergey Lavrov arrived in Nay Pyi Taw by special aircraft on the morning of 3 August 2022 to pay a working visit to Myanmar. The Russian Foreign Minister was welcomed by U Kyaw Myo Htut, Deputy Minister and responsible officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs at the Nay Pyi Taw Airport.
During the working visit, Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia met with U Wunna Maung Lwin, Union Minister for Foreign Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw in the morning. The foreign ministers cordially exchanged views on promotion of bilateral relations and cooperation and reaffirmed their commitment to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the multilateral arena based on mutual trust and understanding.
Afterwards, the Plan of Consultations (2022-2024) between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation was signed and exchanged by the two Foreign Ministers. The Plan of Consultations will further enhance engagements and collaboration between the two Foreign Ministries and will offer opportunities to synergize and coordinate on bilateral and multilateral arenas on core issues of common interests. The Plan of Consultations was launched between the two Foreign Ministries since 1999.
During the meeting, the two sides discussed matters pertaining to further advancement of bilateral relations and cooperation especially between the governmental institutions, two armed forces and peoples, potentials for promotion of economic and cultural cooperation and continuing cooperation in regional and international fora particularly in ASEAN, Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM), Eurasian Economic Union (EEU) and the United Nations. The ministers also appraised the recent developments of their respective countries and also exchanged views on regional and international matters of common interests.
In the afternoon, the Union Minister for Foreign Affairs hosted a working luncheon for the Russian Delegation at the Aureum Palace Hotel.
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