Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met Japanese Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York City on Wednesday.
Lavrov commented on visa issues from the US side, which almost prevented a Russian interpreter from arriving to the General Assembly.
Lavrov arrived in New York City on Tuesday afternoon to head the Russian delegation at the high-level... Еще session of the UN General Assembly. The Russian Foreign Minister is due to deliver his speech at the General Debate on September 27.
The 74th session of the UN General Assembly opened in New York on September 17 with the global climate emergency as one of the key topics. High-level General Debate started on Tuesday, September 24, with 91 heads of state and even more top diplomats from 193 nations coming together. The theme of the General Debate is «Galvanizing multilateral efforts for poverty eradication, quality education, climate action and inclusion».