Install

Get the latest updates as we post them — right on your browser

. Last Updated: 07/27/2016

UN's Annan to Moscow

MOSCOW -- United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan is due to arrive in Moscow on Wednesday for a five-day visit focusing on Russia's role in the world body and UN peacekeeping operations in former Soviet states.


Annan, on his first visit to Moscow since his appointment as secretary-general earlier this year, is scheduled to meet with President Boris Yeltsin, Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin and Foreign Minister Yevgeny Primakov as well as top parliamentary deputies, a UN statement said.


UN activities in Russia and overall reform of the institution are also on the agenda, the statement said. Annan also will visit St. Petersburg before leaving Sunday.