Tillerson to meet with Lavrov in Washington to discuss Ukraine and Syria

Source : 112 Ukraine

Tillerson and Lavrov will discuss the necessity of full implementation of Minsk agreement
20:16, 8 May 2017

Associated Press

Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov and United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will meet in Washington on Wednesday to discuss conflicts in Ukraine and Syria. This was reported by the press service of US Department of State.

Particularly, Tillerson and Lavrov are to discuss "the need to stop the violence in eastern Ukraine and resolve the conflict through the full implementation of the Minsk agreements".

Russian MFA confirmed Lavrov’s visit to the US and his meeting with Tillerson, but the subject of the meeting was not specified in detail: according to Kremlin, diplomats will "exchange views on defining international problems and topical issues of bilateral relations".

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