24 October 2017
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Tillerson, Russia's Lavrov discuss Syria, Ukraine, Middle East - Reuters

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson discussed cooperation on the Syrian crisis, Middle East issues, and the agreement to bring peace to Ukraine in a meeting on Sunday, Lavrov’s spokeswoman said, according to Reuters.


Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said “the meeting was on cooperation in Syria crisis, Middle East issues and Minsk agreement”. No other details were immediately available, Reuters reports.

The top Russian and U.S. diplomats met in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

Donbas crisis sore spot between U.S. and Russia – State Dep.As UNIAN reported earlier, during the latest phone talks on September 16 Lavrov discussed with Tillerson the need to intensify efforts toward the implementation of Minsk agreements. The interlocutors also discussed the current situation on Syria settlement, including the tasks of fighting terrorism "on the ground".

Tags: Tillerson, Lavrov, UNGA, USA, Russia, Ukraine, Syria

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