ASEAN Centre in MGIMO-University the MFA of Russia

Центр АСЕАН при МГИМО

Excellent Talks: Dialogs with the Ambassadors of ASEAN Member States to Russia

Excellent Talks: Dialogs with the Ambassadors of ASEAN Member States to Russia

04.06.2021

Part 1. Interview with the Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the Russian Federation

ASEAN Centre presents a special interview with H.E. Carlos D. Sorreta, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of the Philippines to the Russian Federation, in commemoration of the 45th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Russia and the Philippines. This interview opens dialog series with Ambassadors of the ASEAN member states to Russia, in which the guest speakers touch upon different bilateral relations issues, the most interesting cooperation projects and the Ambassadors’ personal experience and impressions on Russia.

Ambassador Sorreta shares his opinion on the driving forces behind the activation of bilateral ties in the recent years, identifies promising areas of technological cooperation and measures the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on bilateral trade and economic interaction. The speaker also assesses the possibility of organizing a new meeting between the Russian and Philippine leaders, as well as enumerates Russian regions with more opportunities to conduct business projects.

ASEAN Centre expresses deep gratitude to the Embassy of the Republic of the Philippines in Russia for making this interview possible.