Sergey Lavrov, Foreign Minister
The year 2008 was significant. On the day of the Olympic opening ceremony in Beijing, Georgia attacked South Ossetia, putting the European security system in peril. Then, the US credit crunch provoked a global financial crisis that damaged the world economy. What mechanisms could secure economic, political, and military stability? What is Russia`s foreign policy agenda for 2009? Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov talks to Al Gurnov on Spotlight.