Russia’s Lavrov, EU’s Borrell recognise ties at ‘low point’ during visit, amid Navalny case
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EU’s Foreign policy chief Josep #Borrell is visiting Moscow, where he is calling for the release of Russian opposition leader Alexei #Navalny. Borrell is also holding talks with #Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on a range of issues including the crackdown of Navalny’s supporters, being the first EU envoy to visit Russia since 2017. Relations between the two took a nose-dive when Russia annexed Crimea. In a joint press conference, both recognised divisions.