Moscow appreciates the balanced position of bogot? in connection with the Ukrainian crisis, said the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia S. V. Lavrov talks with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and the Minister of foreign Affairs Maria Angela Holguin.
"Our assessment in this regard, We have carefully brought to our partners," said the Russian Minister, reports news Agency. According to the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, the dialogues were very timely and useful. Lavrov also invited his Colombian counterpart to make a reciprocal visit to Moscow." Our hosts informed us about the situation in Colombia in the context of the efforts made by President Santos and his government on progress in the negotiation process with the rebels, " said Lavrov." We actively support these efforts to resolve internal conflict and are confident that our Colombian friends will cross this long and difficult stage in the history of their country and achieve national consensus, " he said. In Colombia, the militants of the Revolutionary military power since the 1960s, have been resisted by the government. FARC recognized by the USA and Europe as a terrorist organization and suspected of having links with the mafia. Holguin said that they discussed " the need to strengthen the commercial relationship between our two countries." The Minister recalled that at the end of last year have already been conversations " about the increase in the export of Colombian subjects in the Russian Federation "." I hope that We will continue the hard work in this direction, " She said." For Russian organizations have very many prospects in Colombia, said She.- We are pleased to invite all of these organizations, as well as among them For cooperation in the energy sector and in infrastructure "." With many of them We have already said and I hope that they will make their own contribution to the development of commercial relations, " added the Colombian Minister. Holguin also drew attention that Colombia is " very interested in Russian culture ". She said that Bogota always happy to welcome the teams from Russia, who demonstrate great skills.