20 July / 2016

Press release on the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Russia and Nepal

On July 20, the Russian Federation and the Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal mark the 60th anniversary since the establishment of diplomatic relations.

Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Nepalese Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Kamal Thapa exchanged messages on this occasion. They expressed satisfaction with the traditionally friendly bilateral relations and reaffirmed their resolve to promote cooperation for the benefit of the two countries and in the interests of sustainable development and security in South Asia.