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Published:November 25th, 2007 05:13 EST
Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Meets UN Under-Secretary-General Jean-Marie Guehenno

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov Meets UN Under-Secretary-General Jean-Marie Guehenno

By SOP newswire

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov on November 23 received Jean-Marie Guehenno, UN Under-Secretary-General for Peacekeeping Operations, who is in Moscow for consultations.

During the conversation, an exchange of views took place on certain pressing problems in international politics, including the situation in Kosovo, Georgian-Abkhaz settlement as well as conditions in Afghanistan and Darfur.

The sides also discussed questions of UN peacekeeping, particularly in the context of Russian participation in peacekeeping operations under the UN aegis. They noted the importance of this area of UN activity for the settlement of regional conflicts and post-conflict reconstruction of countries involved in them.

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