Putin discussed with the security Council Lavrov’s meeting with Tillerson and the tramp
The President of Russia Vladimir Putin at the operational meeting with permanent members of the security Council of Russia discussed the upcoming meeting between Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary Rex Tillerson and President Donald trump. About this informed the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov, reports “RIA Novosti”.
According to him, during the meeting Putin and security Council members touched on the theme of relations between Russia and the United States “in the context of” meeting the Russian Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov with the “American colleagues” in new York, which will be held may 10. Peskov said that during the meeting was raised to “current issues of the Russian agenda.” In addition, Putin and members of the security Council exchanged opinions “in the course of formation of zones of de-escalation in Syria in light of the conclusion at the meeting in Astana of the relevant agreement”.
At the meeting with Putin were present, including Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, speakers of both chambers of Parliament Valentina Matvienko, Vyacheslav Volodin and defense Minister Sergei Shoigu.
On Tuesday, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in the USA three-day visit. On Wednesday, may 10, he will meet with us Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in new York and President of the United States Donald trump at the White house.
As told on 9 may, Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov, during negotiations with Tillerson main topic will be the Syrian crisis. After a meeting with U.S. Secretary of state Lavrov will hold talks with Donald trump. This meeting will be the first meeting for the American President with a senior representative from Russia.