Patrushev discussed with the Prime Minister of Thailand bilateral relations

© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva in fotosexogratis of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev. Archival photoPatrushev discussed with the Prime Minister of Thailand bilateral relations© RIA Novosti / Grigory to Sysoeva the image Bank

The Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Thailand General prayut Chan-OCHA took on Wednesday at the government House in Bangkok, Secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev told RIA Novosti in the press service of the Russian security Council.

Prayuth Chan-OCHA and Patrushev discussed various issues of bilateral relations, paying special attention to cooperation in the area of strengthening international and regional security, noted in a press-service.

The two sides stressed that the key to building a fruitful bilateral cooperation is the mutual respect and trust, the similarity of views on many international and regional issues.

The sides expressed satisfaction with the effective cooperation between law enforcement agencies of the two countries in combating transnational organized crime and illicit drug trafficking. Parties was commended established a solid communication channel between the security councils of Russia and Thailand to timely respond to new challenges and threats, including in the field of information security and combating international terrorism, reported the press service of the security Council.

The meeting touched on the issue of improving the efficiency of Russian-Thai trade and economic cooperation, expressed interest in further development of the tourism industry and ensure the safety of Russian tourists in Thailand.