Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko in telephone conversation with EU Special Representative for Central Asia Peter Burian

Submitted on Fri, 08/28/2020 - 14:32

On 28 August 2020 a telephone conversation was held between Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko and Special Representative of the European Union for Central Asia Peter Burian.

During the meeting the parties discussed the situation in Central Asia and exchanged views on prospects of developing Russia and EU relations with states of the region. Special emphasis was made on the assistance provided by Russia and the European Union to countries of the region in need of support to combat social and economic consequences of COVID-19.

The Russian side emphasised the importance of respectful attitude towards Central Asian states building up their foreign policy priorities as well as their participation in multilateral entities in the region, including within the rapidly evolving processes of Eurasian integration.