Association for Defending Victims of Terrorism – Based on UN website, UN Secretary-General António Guterres and Russian President Vladimir Putin have discussed the importance of renewed commitment to multilateralism during talks held on Thursday.
The UN chief and President Putin met virtually, according to a readout of their meeting.
The two leaders discussed the importance of renewed commitment to multilateralism, solidarity and cooperation in order for the international community to address the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
Their talks also covered a number of international and regional peace, security and humanitarian issues and the need to resolve conflicts through political dialogue, mutual respect and understanding.
Also on Thursday, Mr Guterres received an honorific doctorate from Moscow State Institute of International Relations, which he accepted on behalf of the UN.