State Secretary / Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Grigory Karasin, visited Brussels on 15-17 March, 2012. His visit embraced consultations with Deputy Executive Secretary General for Political Affairs of the EEAS, Helga Schmid, Managing Director for Europe and Central Asia of the EEAS, Miroslav Lajčák. A meeting with representatives of Brussels expert community also took place.
An exchange of views took place on issues of mutual interest in Russia’s and EU relations with CIS countries, Georgia, Abkhazia and South Ossetia, as well as on Transnistrian and Nagorno-Karabakh settlement.
Grigory Karasin informed his interlocutors on the on-going integration processes in the CIS space.