The Minister of foreign Affairs of Nigeria will meet with Lava in Moscow

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The Minister of foreign Affairs of Nigeria, will visit Moscow on a working visit on may 29-31 and will hold talks with Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov, said the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova.

«29-31 may in Moscow with working visit will arrive and will visit our country, the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov will conduct negotiations with him on may 30. The foreign Ministers will discuss a range of issues of progressive development of Russian-Nigerian relations in the political, trade-economic, humanitarian spheres,» Zakharova said at a briefing in Moscow.

In her words, «particular attention will be paid to the prospects of cooperation in nuclear energy, hydrocarbon processing, infrastructure projects, and the supply to Nigeria of industrial production of Russian production».

«Will exchange opinions on topical international and regional issues with an emphasis on countering terrorism and extremism, settlement of crisis situations in Africa, notably in the Sahara-Sahel region to combat piracy in the Gulf of Guinea,» added the diplomat.

«We hope that the upcoming talks will give a practical and important impetus to the further strengthening of the traditionally friendly relations between Russia and Nigeria,» concluded Zakharov.

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