Lavrov: pragmatic cooperation serves the common interests of Russia and the USA

Лавров: прагматичное сотрудничество отвечает общим интересам России и США

Pragmatic and mutually beneficial cooperation between Russia and the United States is in the common interests of the countries, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov.

“Today, it is on that basis — on the principles of equality, mutual respect of interests and non-interference in the internal Affairs offers to build Russian-American dialogue, President of Russia Vladimir Putin. Pragmatic, mutually beneficial cooperation serves the common interests of our countries, stability and security in the world”, — said the Russian Minister, speaking at the “Primako readings”.

According to him, in this sense, the traditions that “set our foreign policy, Yevgeny Maksimovich (Primakov), continue to be the basis of our actions.”