Lavrov and Pompeo discussed coronavirus and Syria

31 March 2020

At American initiative, a telephone conversation between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was held.

"As a follow-up to the telephone conversation between the presidents of Russia and the United States held a few hours earlier, the Foreign Ministers continued to exchange views on the situation in the world caused by the coronavirus pandemic. The intention to contribute to the implementation of the decisions of the 20G Summit held on March 26 in the format of a video-conference was confirmed," the message reads.

They touched upon other topical issues on the international agenda, including the situation in the sphere of strategic stability and the Syrian settlement, as well as some issues of bilateral relations.

The day before the phone conversation was held by the presidents of the two countries, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. The main topic of discussion was also the situation with coronavirus.


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Photo: Russian Foreign Ministry