Lavrov and Pompeo discussed the situation with the Golan Heights

26 March 2019

The Russian Minister Sergey Lavrov held telephone conversations with the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo.


Diplomats discussed the most pressing issues on the international agenda, in particular, the situation in Syria and Venezuela.


The head of the Russian diplomacy also stressed out that the recognition of Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights leads to a flagrant violation of international law, impedes the settlement of the Syrian crisis and aggravates the situation throughout the Middle East.


It is noted that the heads of diplomacy of Russia and the United States noted the fundamental differences in the positions of the two states on the main issues on the international agenda, but agreed to continue contacts.