Prime Minister Abdullah Hamdouk met in New York with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in the presence of Foreign Minister Asmaa Mohammed Abdullah and Ambassador Ilham Ibrahim, Assistant Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs.
During the meeting, Lavrov congratulated Dr. Hamdouk on his assumption of the post of Prime Minister. The meeting discussed bilateral relations between Sudan and Russia and ways of supporting and developing them.
The meeting dealt with the African-Russian summit in Sochi and the participation of Sudan in it, as well as the continuation of the work of the joint committee between Sudan and Russia.
The meeting also assured the continuation of cooperation and coordination between the two countries on all issues of common concern.