Update: 5:16PM FOREIGN Affairs Minister Ratu Inoke Kubuabola met his Russian counterpart Minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow on Friday.
The two ministers discussed ways they would help each
other out bilaterally.
They discussed important issues that ranged from
bilateral and trade, humanitarian aid and election
Fiji and Russia has vowed to strengthen their relation
and raise it to greater heights after realising that there's still other areas
they could explore and expand on.
The relationship between the two countries dated back to
the 19th century when two Russian seafarers Mikhail Lazarev and Fabian
Gottlieb von Bellingshausen visited the Ono in the Lau Group, a Ministry of Information
Mr Lavrov said that warm and friendly ties between their
people had been established based on their diaries.
The two ministers revised the course of the
agreements, which were reached during the official visit of the Prime Minister
Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama to Russia in June last year.