Russia to put forward practical initiatives, including broader gas cooperation with Turkey, grain supply, at G20 summit - Russian Foreign Ministry
MOSCOW. Nov 10 (Interfax) - Russia will put forward a number of initiatives, including gas cooperation with Turkey and grain and fertilizer supply, at the G20 summit in Indonesia, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said.
"Russia will reaffirm the readiness to remain a reliable supplier of foods and energy to foreign markets on a commercial and humanitarian basis, while rejecting any attempts at pricing or other kinds of external pressure," Zakharova said in response to a press question about tasks of the Russian delegation to the summit. The commentary was published on the ministry website.
"It is planned to announce a number of practical initiatives, including broader gas cooperation with Turkey and the supply of large batches of grain and fertilizers," she said.
The Russian delegation will underline the importance of building logistical routes, technological clusters and payment systems free from political turbulence, the ministry said. Moscow will also highlight the achievement of "convincing results of the Bali summit in the field of response to food and energy security threats," it said.
Lavrov will head the Russian delegation to the G20 summit in Bali on November 15-16. He will take part in plenary meetings and a number of bilateral meetings on the summit sidelines, the ministry said.