Lavrov discussed with Tillerson a US strike on Syrian airbase

Sergei Lavrov

The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held telephone talks with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson, during which the sides discussed a US strike on Syrian airbase. On Saturday, April 8, reported on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry in Facebook.

Lavrov said that “the attack on the country, whose government is fighting terrorism only plays into the hands of extremists posed an additional threat to regional and global security.”

In addition, the Minister stressed that information on the use of forces of Syria’s chemical weapons in Idlib on 4 April are not true. “Noted the need for a thorough, impartial and professional establishment of facts related to this story”, — stated in the message.

Lavrov and Tillerson agreed to continue consideration of the situation in the settlement of the Syrian crisis in a personal meeting.