Lavrov will try to come to a consensus with Kerry on the Syrian Arab Republic and Ukraine
The official part of the program the head of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov during the high level week of the 70th session of the UN General Assembly starts on Sunday.
One of the main points will be the Meeting between the Russian Minister and the U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry, during which they are expected to discuss the Syrian crisis and the peace process in the Ukraine.
on the same day Lavrov will address the conference on the global agenda in the field of development after 2015.
The meeting between Lavrov and Kerry is planned on Sunday morning, before the speech of the Minister at the conference on development.
it is planned that one of the main themes of the consultation will be the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic and the participation of Russia in the settlement of the fall in this country. Before Official Washington at various levels have expressed concern about the information As if the Russian military presence in the Syrian Arab Republic.
The Russian side, for its part, many times disproved these data. In the capital of Russia acknowledged that the Russian military Experts in the Syrian Arab Republic, but only those that help the Syrians to develop incoming military equipment of the Russian Federation. It was emphasized that the Russian Federation has long provided Syria weapons and military equipment in Accordance with existing contracts and to counter the terrorist threat. A military base in the Syrian Arab Republic, According to the authorized staff of the armed forces of the Russian Federation, to create not Expected.
Progress at the meeting of Lavrov with Kerry on the Syrian subjects is possible. Before the head of the Russian foreign Ministry said, according to his vision, USA "become more sensitive" to the position of Russia in the Syrian Arab Republic.
Perhaps the head of foreign policy departments of Russia and USA will discuss the situation in Ukraine in the beginning scheduled for October 2 of the summit " channel four ".
Moskva have repeatedly stressed, that leaves open a diplomatic channel to inform partners in the U.S. capital about the process of discussing the settlement of the fall during the " Normandy format ".
As before stated In the manual of the Russian Federation, during the meeting of leaders of Russia, Germany, France and Ukraine will discuss a " whole range of issues related to the implementation of the Minsk agreements ", And the key issues will be questions of political reform in Ukraine and the elections in the Donbass.
according to the program posted on the Internet office of the UN, Lavrov's statement at the conference on global development is scheduled for the end of the morning session (local time). According to the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation the Minister in his speech will reiterate the readiness of the capital of Russia "actively support effective implementation of the priorities" the global agenda.
"Will consistently increase cooperation with organizations of the UN development system, including operational programmes and funds. Believe unfavorable "ranking" of sustainable development objectives according to their degree of priority. First achieved in accordance with the UN agreements, the main task during the new agenda we Believe the eradication of poverty in all its forms and manifestations ", - said the Russian foreign Ministry.
The Russian side has consistently opposed "review of the principles of humanitarian response," said the Ministry. It is planned that the Minister will talk about the steps of the capital of Russia on assistance to ensure long-term humanitarian payment.
in addition to speaking at the conference, on Sunday, Lavrov will hold a number of bilateral meetings. It is planned, as well As among them, have the opportunity to be held brief conversations with the foreign Minister of Estonia Marina Kaljurand. The official Tallinn has stated before that he wants to raise during the meeting the question of life Kohora, however, yesterday after the exchange, the issue is Clear, will be shot. In addition, Lavrov on Sunday to meet with President of Cyprus Nikos Anastasiadis.