Russia offered technical assistance in situation around Renaissance Dam

08/07/2020 – The dam is supposed to become the largest in Africa, consisting of 15 radial-axis hydraulic units.

Russia has offered its technical assistance to the countries involved in the dispute over Ethiopia’s construction of the Renaissance Dam on the Blue Nile River, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Wednesday. He was speaking after talks with the foreign ministers of the troika of the African Union (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt, South Africa) that were held in a video format. »We offered the participants of the conflict our assistance, in particular technical assistance. There are things that can be useful. They know about it, » Lavrov said. Continuer à lire … « Russia offered technical assistance in situation around Renaissance Dam »

Libya’s LNA ready to sign ceasefire agreement but Tripoli is unwilling — Lavrov

08/07/2020 – The Libyan National Army (LNA) is ready to sign the immediate ceasefire treaty, but the government in Tripoli is unwilling to do so, as it counts on the military solution, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Wednesday following the videoconference with his counterparts from the African Union trio (Democratic Republic of the Congo, Egypt and South Africa). Continuer à lire … « Libya’s LNA ready to sign ceasefire agreement but Tripoli is unwilling — Lavrov »

Russia restores operation of embassy in Libya. The Russian mission in the country was evacuated in 2013 following an attack.

05/07/2020 – Russia made a decision to restore operation of its embassy in Libya, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said Friday during his meeting with Speaker of the House of Representatives of Libya Aguila Saleh. Continuer à lire … « Russia restores operation of embassy in Libya. The Russian mission in the country was evacuated in 2013 following an attack. »

Russie/Niger – Coopération : L’axe Niamey-Moscou se redynamise

La réouverture de la représentation diplomatique du Niger à Moscou et celle de la Russie à Niamey interviendra courant premier semestre de l’année prochaine.

01/10/2019 – C’est l’une des principales conclusions de la visite de travail et d’amitié effectuée récemment à Moscou par le ministre Nigérien des Affaires étrangères, de la Coopération et des Nigériens de l’extérieur, Kalla Hankouraou. A travers cette visite, le Niger et la Russie entendent renforcer leur coopération dans les domaines politique, économique et humanitaire entre autres. Continuer à lire … « Russie/Niger – Coopération : L’axe Niamey-Moscou se redynamise »

Russia hopes for constructive cooperation with Niger in UN Security Council, says Lavrov

19/09/2019 – Russia hopes for maintaining close contacts with Niger, which over the next two years will be a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a meeting with his visiting Nigerien counterpart Kalla Ankourao in Moscow on Thursday.The agenda of Thursday’s negotiations includes bilateral relations, which, Lavrov said, « rely on the traditions of friendship, cooperation and mutual understanding. » Continuer à lire … « Russia hopes for constructive cooperation with Niger in UN Security Council, says Lavrov »

Russia-Africa Summit to form cooperation agenda, Lavrov says

17/07/2019 – The Russia-Africa Summit will give impetus to the development of ties between Russia and African states, forming an agenda for their further cooperation, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at a joint press conference with the top diplomat of Cote d’Ivoire, Marcel Amon-Tanoh. »We have thoroughly discussed preparations for the first Russia-Africa Summit scheduled to take place in Sochi in October. It will be the first such summit in history, an economic forum will precede it, » Lavrov noted. « We expect that these events will become a major milestone in Russian-African relations and will also help define our future partnership, » he added. Continuer à lire … « Russia-Africa Summit to form cooperation agenda, Lavrov says »

Russia and Tunisia boost cooperation on anti-terrorism efforts, says Lavrov

2019/03/02 – Russia and Tunisia have agreed to bolster cooperation on counter-terrorism efforts, Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said following the talks with his Tunisian counterpart Khemaies Jhinaoui.

The participants of the meeting particularly focused on the developments in Libya, « where many problems remain, including the terrorism concern that Tunisia is also struggling from, » he said. Continuer à lire … « Russia and Tunisia boost cooperation on anti-terrorism efforts, says Lavrov »

Lavrov plans to discuss energy and conflicts in Africa with Foreign Minister of Eritrea

2018/08/31 – Acording to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the ministers « plan to discuss the prospects for increasing investment partnership in trade and the economy »

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is going to meet with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Eritrea Osman Saleh Mohammed on Friday in Sochi, the parties will consider prospects for cooperation in trade, energy, education, and the resolution of conflicts in Africa. Continuer à lire … « Lavrov plans to discuss energy and conflicts in Africa with Foreign Minister of Eritrea »

La Russie et le Rwanda discutent de la vente de systèmes de défense aérienne

2018/06/05 – La Russie et le Rwanda sont en train de discuter de la vente des systèmes russes de défense aérienne dans le cadre de la coopération militaire et technique entre les deux pays, a déclaré dimanche le ministre russe des Affaires étrangères Sergueï Lavrov. Continuer à lire … « La Russie et le Rwanda discutent de la vente de systèmes de défense aérienne »

L’UA et la Russie s’engagent à renforcer leur partenariat pour leurs objectifs communs de sécurité et de développement

2018/03/10 – L’Union africaine (UA) et la Russie ont fait vœu vendredi de renforcer leur partenariat dans la poursuite de leurs objectifs communs de paix, de sécurité, de stabilité et de développement au niveau mondial.Cette déclaration est intervenue à l’occasion d’une réunion entre le président de la Commission de l’UA, Moussa Faki Mahamat, et le ministre russe des Affaires étrangères, Sergueï Lavrov, au siège de l’UA à Addis-Abeba, la capitale de l’Éthiopie. Continuer à lire … « L’UA et la Russie s’engagent à renforcer leur partenariat pour leurs objectifs communs de sécurité et de développement »