Arrived in Sochi, U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that he hopes for a productive dialogue with the Russian Minister of foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov.
"I look forward to productive conversations," said he, RIA " Novosti ".
the Secretary of state on Tuesday morning arrived in Sochi, where in addition to negotiations with the Russian colleague will hold a meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Kerry and Lavrov have met in Sochi and laid wreaths to the memorial complex is the monument to the residents of the town who died fighting in the great Patriotic war. Then the employees of the foreign Ministry will proceed with the negotiations. The main topics of the talks, Lavrov and Kerry will be the situation in Ukraine, Yemen, Iran and Syria. On the first day of the week, a diplomatic source said that although Moscow does not expect the arrival of U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in Sochi on 12 may breakthrough results, the fact of the visit to the Russian Federation is very important and symbolic. The Russian side hopes that the visit of U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in Sochi will contribute to the normalization of relations of the Russian capital and the capital of the USA. For his part, political analyst Wilanowska center in the U.S. capital Michael Kofman said that between the United States, its Western allies and the Russian capital " has been a good opportunity for compromise."