Barrow among 40 leaders at Russia-Africa summit


President Barrow was among 40 heads of state and government at the opening of the first ever Russia-Africa Summit in Sochi, Russia yesterday
The Summit – themed on peace, security and development, seeks to address, amongst others, the inter-ethnic conflicts and acute political and socio-economic crises in Africa, by devising ways and strategies to help Africans solve existing security issues themselves, as it will strengthen African states, their sovereignty and independence.
The gathering also seeks to further strengthen bilateral relations between Africa and Russia as well as develop multilateral cooperation.