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Rwanda: 'Africa an important base of support' for emerging multipolar world – Lavrov01:59

Rwanda: 'Africa an important base of support' for emerging multipolar world – Lavrov

Rwanda, Kigali
June 3, 2018 at 14:11 GMT -00:00 · Published

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held bilateral talks with his Rwandan counterpart Louise Mushikiwabo in Kigali on Sunday.

Lavrov stated that Africa is an “important base of support for the multipolar system,” as is emerging to “replace a unipolar and bipolar world.”

He also mentioned that UN Security Council reform “needs the correction of injustice towards developing countries,” adding that the priority of such reform should be to "secure the representation of developing countries and regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America.”

Lavrov went on to say that Russia and Rwanda have “good cooperation in the area of military technology.”

“Now, we are discussing supplies of air defence systems,” he stated.

The Rwandan foreign minister expressed her hope that Russia will collaborate more “in fostering peace and security on the continent,” adding that Russia could play a “crucial role” in peacekeeping in Africa.

Rwanda: 'Africa an important base of support' for emerging multipolar world – Lavrov01:59
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Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held bilateral talks with his Rwandan counterpart Louise Mushikiwabo in Kigali on Sunday.

Lavrov stated that Africa is an “important base of support for the multipolar system,” as is emerging to “replace a unipolar and bipolar world.”

He also mentioned that UN Security Council reform “needs the correction of injustice towards developing countries,” adding that the priority of such reform should be to "secure the representation of developing countries and regions of Africa, Asia and Latin America.”

Lavrov went on to say that Russia and Rwanda have “good cooperation in the area of military technology.”

“Now, we are discussing supplies of air defence systems,” he stated.

The Rwandan foreign minister expressed her hope that Russia will collaborate more “in fostering peace and security on the continent,” adding that Russia could play a “crucial role” in peacekeeping in Africa.

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