Ukraine and Russia’s rejection of Western criticism were major themes of Lavrov’s public comments.
In this photo released by Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service, Mongolian Foreign Minister Batmunkh Battsetseg shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov prior to their talks in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Tuesday, July 5, 2022.
Credit: Russian Foreign Ministry Press Service via AP
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with leaders in Mongolia on Tuesday during a trip to Asia to seek support amid his country’s diplomatic isolation by the West and punishing sanctions leveled over its invasion of Ukraine.
Lavrov met with Mongolian Foreign Minister Battsetseg Batmunkh and paid a courtesy call on President Khurelsukh Ukhnaa, Mongolian state media reported.
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