Muscat – His Majesty Sultan Haitham bin Tarik received on Wednesday Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, at Al Baraka Palace. Earlier, Lavrov arrived in the Sultanate of Oman on an official one-day visit.
During the meeting, the guest conveyed the greetings of President Vladimir Putin and his good wishes to His Majesty the Sultan and the Omani people for continued progress and prosperity, praising the Omani wisdom in dealing with various regional and international issues.
His Majesty the Sultan was also briefed on the Russian side’s vision regarding the current crisis with the Republic of Ukraine.
His Majesty stressed the need to adhere to the rules of international law and to intensify efforts to reach political and diplomatic solutions through dialogue and take into account the humanitarian aspects, in a manner that preserves the independence, sovereignty and coexistence of countries and people.