Russia and France will discuss the ways of resolving the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict
Ministers of Foreign Affairs and Defence of Russia and France will consider the ways of resolving conflicts in Nagorno-Karabakh, Kosovo and Transdniestria at the upcoming meeting. In addition, as the reported by agency Trend referring to RIA Novosti, at this meeting, the ministers will also verify the approaches to establish the peace process in Afghanistan.
Meeting will be held on September 7 in Moscow. It will be attended by Sergei Lavrov, and Alain Juppe, Anatoly Serdyukov, and Gerard Longuet. The event will be held in the framework of bilateral Cooperation Council on safety issues.
As the Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman Alexander Lukashevich explained in an interview, the sides will also consider "the situation in the space of European cooperation, with emphasis on the initiative of Russian President for a legally binding treaty on European security, missile defense, as well as partnerships of Russia with the EU and NATO" taking into account the cooperation between Moscow and Paris in the UN and the Security Council.
Ministers will also touch upon the theme of events in the Middle East and North Africa, including Libya and Syria, added Lukashevich.
Recall, the Russian-French Council for Security Cooperation was established in 2002. The previous meeting in this format was held on September 7, 2010 in Paris.