China’s rise as the world’s leading economy is not far off and the Asia Pacific region is becoming a driving force for development, replacing the Euro-Atlantic region, the official said during an interview with Egyptian Channel 10.
Latin America wants to decide on its identity and awareness is increasing in Africa, he stressed.
The Russian Foreign Minister also ratified his country’s willingness to promote talks with the United States, although he acknowledged the existence of deep contradictions between both parties.
It is necessary to turn the confrontational situation into a dialogue, and we are doing it, he pointed out.
In this regard, he highlighted the contact on December 7, through a videoconference between the presidents of Russia, Vladimir Putin, and the United States, Joe Biden.
On Egypt and the Middle East, Lavrov highlighted the historical ties between Moscow and this region.
As an example, he cited the progress in the construction of the first nuclear plant in this North African nation, with Russian technology.
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