Foreign Minister of Russia Sergei Lavrov on Thursday agreed with U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry's work on the military departments of Russia and the USA on the harmonization of precautions in Syrian airspace, reports the press service of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
"on Thursday at American initiative was held a telephone conversation the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry. In the centre of attention was the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic ", ? notified on the Internet representation of the Russian diplomatic vedomctva.
"Satisfaction was expressed for the work by the military departments of Russia and the USA on the harmonization of precautions in air space of Syria in the context of anti-terrorist actions ", ? it is reported in the report. It is noted that the Minister and the Secretary of state also agreed to continue contacts in various aspects of the Syrian settlement in Accordance with the Geneva communiqu? of 30 June 2012. in Addition, the parties reviewed progress in the implementation of the Minsk agreements on settlement of Ukrainian fall based on the outcome of the meeting of leaders "Norman Quartet" in Paris on 2 October of the current year. On Thursday, the Deputy head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Mikhail Bogdanov said that Russia's contacts with the American side on coordination of the military departments for the Syrian Arab Republic are very intense. On Wednesday, the Russian defense Ministry and the Ministry of defence of the USA told about the progress in the process of the third video conference on safety in the Syrian Arab Republic. First on the same day U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry said that Washington is ready to come to a consensus with Moscow on secure flights over Syria. On Tuesday the Official authorized the Ministry of defense of Russia major-General Igor Konashenkov said that the Russian defense Ministry has prepared a draft joint document on the action in the air space of Syria and sent him to the United States. The official representative of the Pentagon said that Washington expects capital of Russia answer to the US proposal on flight safety over Syria in connection with the operation of Russia. In the defense Ministry told that the Russian General staff, in principle, support received from North America the document on cooperation in aviation operations against "Islamic country" in the Syrian Arab Republic. Recall, October 6, the Official representative of the MFA of Russia Maria Zakharova said that the us military at any time have the opportunity to contact Russian colleagues, the Russian defense Ministry opened an unprecedented operation in the Syrian Arab Republic. On 5 October the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation S. Lavrov Century said that all the actions of the Russian aviation in the Syrian Arab Republic are public.