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Prime Minister David Cameron and Foreign Secretary William Hague started the week in Russia. The visit was the Prime Minister’s first visit to Russia as Prime Minister and comes at a time when the UK seeks to forge a stronger relationship with the country.
On Thursday, they visited Libya with French President Nicolas Sarkozy for discussions with the National Transitional Council and to offer the UK’s aid and support.
This weekend the Foreign Office in King Charles Street London opens its doors to the public as part of the Open House London architectural festival. Foreign Secretary William Hague recorded a video message in advance of the event to welcome those who planned to look around the historic building.
Next week the Foreign Secretary and Prime Minister will attend the United Nations General Assembly. Priorities for the UK include the Middle East Peace Process, the Arab Spring, Somalia, Commonwealth issues, trade and the emerging powers.