Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Russia says West seeking to militarise Southeast Asia

  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov scolded the US over its actions in the region, sets stage for confrontation at G20 summit in Bali, which he will attend
  • Russia has sought to foster closer economic, political and security ties with Asia since the West hit it with sanctions in response to its invasion of Ukraine

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: EPA-EFE
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov at the East Asia Summit in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Photo: EPA-EFE
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