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Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is currently on his second African tour in a year, after visiting the Republic of the Congo, Uganda, Ethiopia and Egypt in summer 2022.
A Russian delegation led by Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in the Kingdom of Eswatini on Tuesday. For the minister, this is the first trip to this small country. He is expected to hold talks with the country's leadership in Mbabane, the executive capital of the landlocked southern African state (with the second capital being Lobamba, the legislative one).
On Monday, Russia's Foreign Minister started his African tour in South Africa, meeting with the country's Minister of International Relations and Cooperation Naledi Pandor and President Cyril Ramaphosa. After holding talks, Lavrov made an announcement that Russia and South Africa are working on the development of trade mechanisms that are independent from the West.
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09:54 GMT 24.01.2023
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09:47 GMT 24.01.2023
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09:40 GMT 24.01.2023
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09:17 GMT 24.01.2023
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07:46 GMT 24.01.2023
Eswatini to Take Part in 2023 Russia–Africa Summit, Deputy Foreign Minister Says
Eswatini plans to participate in the second Russia-Africa summit this July, the kingdom's deputy foreign minister told Sputnik.
"Eswatini participated in the last Russia-Africa summit in October 2019; the delegation was headed by King Mswati III. In this regard, there is an intention to participate, since this is an opportunity for the kingdom to build relations at the international forum and continue the discussions started during the previous summit," Eswatini's Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Vulie Kunene said.
On Tuesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in Eswatini for an official visit.
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Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov speaks during a media briefing after meeting with his South Africa's counterpart Naledi Pandor in Pretoria, South Africa, Monday, Jan. 23, 2023.  - Sputnik International, 1920, 24.01.2023
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