"Of course, we would like to continue the discussion of our presidents about U.S.' possible contribution to the settlement of the Ukrainian crisis. Taking into account Washington's influence on Kyiv, it could be a good thing for the work in the Normandy format," he added, TASS wrote.

"We will discuss those issues of bilateral relations that you consider necessary. We will later report about the talks at the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin," Lavrov said.