Sergey Lavrov to Participate in Session of UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs in Vienna

People ♦ Published: March 14, 2019; 20:26 ♦ (Vindobona)

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took part in the annual meeting of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs at the Vienna International Center and also met Federal President van der Bellen during his visit to exchange ideas.

The Austrian Federal President stressed that Austria, in line with the EU, supports the sanctions, but at the same time wants to remain in dialogue with Russia, an important partner. / Picture: © Österreichische Präsidentschaftskanzlei / Peter Lechner/HBF

Sergey Lavrov is currently on a visit to Vienna to participate in the ministerial segment of the 62nd session of the UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs.

During his visit, Lavrov also met Federal President Alexander Van der Bellen for a 30-minute discussion.

According to the Presidential Chancellery, the discussion focused on relations between the EU and Russia in connection…