MOSCOW: Russia has affirmed its determination to pursue elevating the level of “traditional and friendly relations with Kuwait in diverse sectors”. The Russian foreign ministry said in a statement, posted on its website, that the Special Representative of the President of Russia for the Middle East and North Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, affirmed Moscow’s stance toward Kuwait during a celebration held by the ministry in honor of Kuwaiti Ambassador Abdulaziz Al-Adwani on the occasion of his tenure’s conclusion.
The statement affirmed the two countries’ resolve to evolve the traditional and friendly relations between the two countries in various spheres, namely with respect of expanding bilateral economic, commercial, cultural and humanitarian relations as well as boosting “the vital political dialogue toward international affairs”.
Bogdanov, during the ceremony, decorated the outgoing Kuwaiti ambassador with the Order of Friendship, in appreciation for his efforts to bolster Kuwait-Russian relations. Adwani, in remarks to KUNA, expressed gratitude to Bogdanov for the gesture, also manifesting deep appreciation to Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov for organizing the honoring ceremony, which depicted the depth of cordial relations between the two states, due to celebrate the 60th anniversary of diplomatic ties next year. – KUNA