The Russian government announced on Thursday that the head of the Foreign Ministry, Sergei Lavrov, would be in Sweden next week with his Spanish counterpart José Manuel Albaren and the European Union High Representative for Foreign Policy and Common Security, Josep Borrell. will meet.
The Ministry’s spokeswoman, Maria Zajarova, announced in a press conference broadcast via the foreign affairs account on Twitter that the meetings will take place on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) is for the 2nd and Scheduled December 3rd.
“The meetings with the Spanish Foreign Minister (…) and the EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy were confirmed,” said Zajarova, without giving further details, adding that “the meeting will be reported when the Agenda is fixed “. Confirmed. “
The meeting comes after the EU’s recent criticism of Russia for a ballistic test in Moscow that destroyed its own satellite, posing a threat to astronauts in orbit and given the migratory crisis on the border between Belarus and several EU countries Block. .