Moscow, Beijing concerned over events in North Africa, Middle East
MOSCOW: Russia and China think that the continuing situation in North Africa and the Middle East could entail the most negative consequences.
“Both Russia and China are extremely concerned about this situation, which is fraught with the most serious global disturbances, ” Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference after a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Yang Jiechi on Friday.
Moscow and Beijing will work together to prevent new crises in the region, Lavrov said.
“We have agreed to coordinate our efforts using the possibilities of the two states in order to help further stabilize the situation and to prevent any continuation of unpredictable negative consequences, ” he said.