Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Losyukov met Malaysian Ambassador to Russia Yahya bin Baba in connection with his coming departure. They focused on the bilateral issues and coming political contacts. The sides confirmed mutual interest in the development of bilateral relations on different levels of the agenda of Russian-Malaysian cooperation. Losyukov pointed out the Ambassador's major contribution into the development of all-round cooperation between Russia and Malaysia.
At the request of Ukraine, Turkey detained a Russian-flagged cargo ship as it was carrying grain from the port of Berdyansk. The problem will exacerbate when Recep Erdogan leaves politics.