Lavrov: Russia has no intention to secede from WTO

Russia will remain a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and use the possibilities provided by this organization, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

Russia will remain a member of the World Trade Organization (WTO) and use the possibilities provided by this organization, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

"Quite the opposite, we are set to more actively use its instruments, in particular, in the case of trade disputes," Lavrov answered a MGIMO University student's question whether Russia might secede from the WTO.

"We are already using the instruments to overcome the discriminative policy of the EU regarding antidumping procedures," the minister said.

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