Russia’s overseas minister Sergey Lavrov visited Oman to debate a spread of points together with the Ukraine battle, commerce, and migration.
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The 2 nations introduced on Wednesday a mutual visa exemption program, amid a wider package deal of bilateral agreements, the Oman Information Company (ONA) reported.
Oman’s Sultan Haitham bin Tariq Al Stated met with Lavrov and confused the necessity to adhere to the foundations of worldwide legislation in Russia’s battle with Ukraine.
He additionally urged events to accentuate efforts to achieve political and diplomatic options by means of dialogue “in a way that preserves the independence, sovereignty, and sound coexistence of nations and peoples,” based on ONA.
The 2 additionally mentioned the continuing battle between Palestine and Israel, with Lavrov stressing Russia’s perception within the significance of negotiations between the 2 sides.
Lavrov additionally prolonged President Vladimir Putin’s good needs.
He additionally expressed Russia’s want for Syria to return to the Arab League, saying that he believes Oman may help with this objective.
Syria misplaced its Arab League seat in 2011 after civil battle erupted. Russia is without doubt one of the Assad authorities’s primary backers within the ongoing battle.
The Russian diplomat additionally mentioned bolstering commerce ties between the 2 nations.
It was his first go to to the Gulf nation since 2016, Russia’s TASS information company reported.
Lavrov additionally met with a variety of officers, and gave a joint press convention with overseas minister Sayyid Badr bin Hamad al-Busaidi.
For his half, al-Busaidi mentioned that Oman is “following with nice curiosity the scenario in Ukraine and calls on all events to train restraint and resolve variations peacefully so as to keep away from aggravating the scenario.”
He additionally commented on the negotiations over a proposed Iranian nuclear deal.
Oman helps all worldwide efforts that work to make the negotiations successful, ONA reported al-Busaidi as saying.
“We don’t blame any get together for disrupting the negotiations, however we help dialogue and direct speak,” al-Busaidi added.
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