Russia wants to expand cooperation with Thailand, with a focus placed on people-to-people exchanges, said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov during his visit to Thailand on August 10.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (Photo:
Russia has paid heed to bolstering multifaceted cooperation with
Thailand, FM Lavrov said, stressing that Thailand is the most long-standing
partner of Russia in the region.
A series of activities will be organised to celebrate the 120th
founding anniversary of diplomatic ties between the two nations this year, said
The Russian FM has been on a working visit to Thailand from August
9-10. He is scheduled to hold talks with his Thai counterpart Don Pramudwinai
and meet with Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-ocha.
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The Lao army received four helicopters Mi-17 repaired by Russian Helicopters at a ceremony held at Wattay airport in the Lao capital of Vientiane on July 12.
At least 13 people were killed and 47 others injured in a suicide blast that hit a political gathering in the country's northwest provincial capital of Peshawar on July 10 night, police and hospital officials said.
The Republic of Korea (RoK)’s officials on July 9 acknowledged the differences between the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States over issues such as the denuclearized Korean Peninsula and the war-ending declaration, but they expected the differences to be narrowed and negotiable.
The eighth boy emerged Monday (July 9) evening from a flooded cave where 12 boys and their soccer coach were trapped for more than two weeks, a witness told Xinhua.
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