Lavrov calls diplomacy the oldest profession

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov.
Foreign minister: ‘That’ kind of work doesn’t predate art of negotiation

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has emphasized the importance of diplomacy in the history of mankind, RNS reported on June 6.

"By the way, I am ready to defend the point of view that they incorrectly consider ‘that’ profession the oldest, because the oldest profession is diplomacy - because first you need to negotiate, and diplomacy is the art of negotiation," Lavrov said during a meeting with students from the Kant Baltic Federal University.

According to the minister, diplomacy is a very interesting job, especially when it brings results.

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