Dominica is Russia’s promising partner in the Caribbean
Foreign Minister of Russia, Sergey Lavrov, has told the Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit, that Dominica is Russia’s “very promising partner” in the Caribbean region. At a meeting on the sidelines of the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum in Russia.
Lavrov described the meeting as a “historical event” that will further develop relations between the Caribbean and Russia. He said “I am very pleased to have this opportunity to meet with you. Dominica is our very promising partner in the Caribbean and I am sure that your first visit to Russia as prime minister of Dominica is a historical event that will help broaden our political dialogue, economic, trade and humanitarian relations”.
“Not only is Dominica keen on advancing relations between the Russian Federation, but also, the Caribbean region. I am also here to offer Dominica and myself to serve as the bridge between Russia and the CARICOM countries,” said Skerrit to Lavrov.
In efforts to promoting such relations and dialogue, Skerrit has proposed a number of recommendations that the Russian Foreign Minister should consider including, President Vladimir Putin meeting with the Caribbean Heads of Government “to exchange” either in Russia or in a visit to the Caribbean at a future Heads of State conference.