The Russian foreign Minister S. V. Lavrov in the process of a two-day stay in the Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to take part in forums of ASEAN at the Ministerial level, and will also hold several bilateral meetings, among them with U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry on the issue of Ukraine.
in Malaysia, 5-6 August will host the annual event of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Ministerial meeting of the Russia-ASEAN meeting of foreign Ministers of the participating countries of the East Asia summit (EAS), 21st session of the ASEAN Regional forum on security (ARF).
The Ministers of foreign Affairs of Russia and ASEAN in the process of the meeting on Wednesday will discuss these new proposals As a comprehensive plan of action to 2020, the announcement of next year cross-year of culture of Russia and ASEAN. As said in an interview Last news Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Igor Morgulov, "cooperate with the countries of "tens" in the field of security, training for police organizations, emergency response ".
in the framework of the East Asia summit Russia and China have plans to raise the issue of creation in the Asia-Pacific region indivisible security architecture. In the capital of Russia believe that the new system of interstate relations should be based on the collective non-aligned principles, to rely on the rule of law, peaceful settlement of disputes, non-use of force.
As planned, the ASEAN Regional forum, which will be held on August 6, adopt the work plan on the safety of use of information and communication technologies, which has developed Malaysia, Australia and Russia.
in the capital of Russia consider the ASEAN Regional forum As a basic tool for practical cooperation on strengthening security in the Asia Pacific region. Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation also said that the Russian Federation welcomed the start of discussions within the forum in the field of space security.
in General, the Morgulov believes that the current Ministerial ASEAN forums can be considered "fruitful" - is expected to take a number of key documents. For example, the story is about a joint statement on a comprehensive plan of action to resolve the situation around the Iranian nuclear weapons programme in support reached in Geneva agreements. The Ministers are expected to give the "green light" and the draft outcomes of the East Asia summit, among them the Declaration of the decade YOU statements on countering violent extremism, transnational aspects of the application of information and communication technologies, to strengthen Regional Maritime cooperation and the global movement of moderates.
at the session of the ARF is expected to approve the documents on counter-terrorism and transnational crime, Maritime security and emergency response. Will also received a message about the strengthening of cooperation for the protection and preservation of the marine environment.
"Working to ensure that all these documents responded to Russia's interests and contributed to raising the efficiency of cooperation in the region," Morgulov said.
on the sidelines of the ASEAN bilateral meetings with Lavrov FMS of China, Indonesia, Turkey, South Korea, Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia, Laos, the Philippines, New Zealand, Vietnam.
As planned, on the sidelines of the ASEAN will be held and bilateral dialogues of heads of foreign policy departments of Russia and the USA. This was the second meeting of Ministers this week is the first day of the week they met in the Qatari capital Doha. Then the topic of discussion was the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the way of settlement of the fall in this country.
it is currently expected that the parties will discuss, among them, the difficult situation in the South-East of Ukraine and the fulfillment by the parties of the conflict - Kiev and the militia of Donbass - the Minsk agreement of 12 February.
yesterday in Minsk failed meeting of the contact group on Ukraine. Attending meetings and failed to reach an agreement on the withdrawal of heavy equipment on a caliber of less than 100 mm.
Moscow called Western countries, including the United States, to put pressure on Kiev to fulfil the Minsk consensus. West, with his own hand, accuses Moscow of meddling in the conflict in the Donbas and the supply of weapons to militias.
it is possible that the Ministers also touched upon the subject of establishing an international Tribunal to investigate the causes of the disaster Boeing 777 ""Malaysian airlines" in July of 2014 over the territory of Ukraine.
Moscow believes that it is premature and counterproductive idea about obgovarivaya the question of the international Tribunal, for this reason has used its veto When voting for a draft decision in the UN security Council last week.