China’s rise as the world’s leading economy is not far off and the Asia-Pacific region is becoming a driving force for development, replacing the Euro-Atlantic region, the Russian official said in an interview with Egypt’s TeN TV.
Latin America wants to decide on its identity and awareness is growing in Africa, he stressed.
The Russian foreign minister also ratified his country’s willingness to promote talks with the United States, although he acknowledged the existence of deep contradictions between both nations.
Commenting on this issue, he highlighted the December 7 meeting via video link between Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart, Joe Biden.
About Egypt and the Middle East, Lavrov stood out the historic ties between Moscow and this region.