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.
The Republic of Korea (RoK) President Moon Jae-in sent his special envoys to visit China and Japan on March 12 after their recent visits to the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the United States.
Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK)'s silence on its upcoming summits with the United States and the Republic of Korea (RoK) is likely due to caution over organising its stance regarding the meetings, RoK’s Ministry of Unification said on March 12.
Businessman-turned politician Sebastian Pinera was sworn in as Chile's president on March 11, beginning what will be his second term in office after a four-year absence.
The government of Chile has announced that the country’s President Michelle Bachelet and Foreign Minister Heraldo Munos will chair the signing ceremony of the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) on March 8 (local time).
The application of Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower) to restart the second reactor at its No. 2 nuclear plant has been approved by the island's atomic energy authority.
Taiwan's legislative body has the final say on the restart.
A Russian military transport plane crashed in Syria on March 6, killing all 32 people on board, Russian news agencies quoted the Russian Defence Ministry as saying, an incident that sharply raises the death toll from the Kremlin's Syria operation.