Tillerson and Lavrov hold talks in Moscow

Tillerson and Lavrov hold talks in Moscow

MOSCOW, April 12. /TASS/. The foreign Ministers of the Russian Federation and the USA Sergey Lavrov and Rex Tillerson began negotiations. About it the correspondent of TASS.

After the opening remarks the meeting will continue behind closed doors. Its results and Lavrov fail Tillerson at a press conference. The session duration is not strictly defined, but the negotiations of heads of foreign policy departments of Russia and the USA in Moscow typically lasts several hours and is often completed late at night.

Topics for discussion, Lavrov Tillerson much. First of all, the aggravation of the situation around Syria in the missile strike, the United States on 7 April, the situation in other middle Eastern countries — Iraq, Libya, and Yemen. The parties are expected to also address the security issues on the Korean Peninsula, settlement of the conflict in Ukraine and the prospects of normalization of bilateral relations.

The talks are held in the mansion of the foreign Ministry of the Russian Federation (historical mansion of Zinaida Morozova), which in its history has become a place of historical meetings between Russian and American diplomats.

At the end of September — beginning of October 1941, representatives of the USSR, the USA and the UK have discussed the issues of military and economic aid to the Soviet Union in the struggle against Germany, and October 19-30, 1943, in the mansion of the foreign Ministry, the foreign Ministers of the USSR, USA and great Britain discussed the prospects of opening a second front.