On February 25, the first official meeting was held of the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov with the First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People's Republic Sergey Peresada and the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Lugansk People's Republic Vladislav Deinego.
During the event, parties discussed ways to implement the Treaty of Friendship, Cooperation and Mutual Assistance between the Russian Federation and the Republics, signed on February 21, 2022.
They discussed the main areas of cooperation between the states. In particular, details of the mutual opening of embassies are on the agenda.
In accordance with the Decree of the President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, by remote exchange of notes between the Russian Foreign Ministry and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Donetsk People's Republic, an agreement was drawn up on the establishment of diplomatic relations between the Russian Federation and the Donetsk People's Republic from this date.