In the course of telephone conversations of the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry in the centre of attention was the situation in Ukraine was also discussed ways to overcome the internal conflict in Syria, informs the press service of the diplomatic vedomctva.
Lavrov pointed to the need for a real implementation of the Kiev authorities of the Minsk agreements, the cessation of armed provocations and start direct dialogue between Kiev and Donbass, notified on the Internet office of the Foreign Ministry.
The Minister and the Secretary of state agreed to continue to work with both parties to achieve a peaceful settlement of the conflict situation. According to the Ministry, the parties discussed the ways of overcoming internal conflict in Syria, and among them the opportunities to sit at the table with a wide range of commissioners of the Syrian opposition to prepare for dialogue with Damascus under the auspices of the United Nations office for the coordination of the implementation of the Geneva communiqu? of 30 June 2012. in Addition, the officials also discussed the implementation of the joint comprehensive plan of action agreed by Iran and approved by the UN Security Council, as well as several issues of bilateral Russian-American relations. Remember, the state Department said that U.S. Secretary of state on Thursday in a telephone conversation with Sergey Lavrov expressed concern over escalating tensions in Eastern Ukraine, as well as on the issue of visiting the capital of Russia Iranian General Casemay Soleimani. On Wednesday, the official authorized state Department mark Toner said the state Department finds out what purpose the Iranian General Qasem Soleimani, located under sanctions resolution of the UN security Council, prohibiting him, for example, trips abroad, visited Moscow. First, the Kremlin has denied these Western media about the fact that the Iranian General, met in Moscow with Russian President Vladimir Putin.