On 17 February 2021 H.E. Mr. Evgeny Tomikhin, Russian Ambassador to Thailand met with H.E. Mr. Thani Thongphakdi, Permanent Secretary of Foreign Ministry of Thailand.
The two sides discussed issues of bilateral cooperation. They included preparations to the 125th anniversary of Russian-Thai diplomatic relations next year. The Ambassador and the Permanent Secretary also exchanged views on regional agenda, reaffirming commitment to the central role of ASEAN in the Asia-Pacific region, as well as agreeing on further enhancement of ASEAN-led mechanisms that constitute the foundation of the regional security architecture. The Russian side also expressed its support to and its willingness for working closely with the Thailand’s APEC-2022 Chairmanship.