The meeting between the heads of the foreign affairs agencies of Russia and the United States, Lavrov and Blinken, lasted 40 minutes Stockholm ended, it lasted 40 minutes. RIA Novosti writes about this.
The talks between the heads of the foreign ministries took place on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE). The meeting between Lavrov and Blinken was held in a format closed to the press.
In his opening remarks, the Russian minister noted that Russia and the United States can quickly solve the problem with the functioning of the embassies of both countries. In addition, the Russian side is ready to restore dialogue with the United States on the crisis in eastern Ukraine: all the more, American colleagues themselves have more than once offered assistance in this matter.
This is the second meeting in a year between Lavrov and Blinken. The first took place in May in Reykjavik, on the sidelines of the ministerial meeting of the Arctic Council and lasted about two hours.