U.S. State Secretary accuses Russia violating agreements on Syria

A phone talk between Mike Pompeo and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov took place on July 21
14:46, 23 July 2018

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Mike Pompeo, the U.S. Secretary of State accused Moscow of a violation of the agreements on Syria during the phone talk with Foreign Minister of Russia Sergey Lavrov as the press service of the U.S. State Department.

"Among the topics discussed was the fact that Russia had violated its commitment in southwest Syria," the message said.

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The talk took place on July 21, the parties discussed the wide range of the issues, some of them were discussed by the presidents of the states Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin during the meeting on July 16.

Moreover, Pompeo and Lavrov discussed the establishment of the business-to-business dialogue between private, non-governmentally controlled entities in each of our two countries. Also, they talked about the necessity of Russia "to provide equal diplomatic access to the United States, at a level that is fair and reciprocal.

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Russian Foreign Ministry also commented the phone talk of Lavrov and Pompeo.

"The minister and State Secretary also discussed Syria and the situation around it, particularly the possible interaction of Russia and the US along with other countries with the humanitarian problems and tasks connected with the support of the efforts on the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula," the message said.

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