Russia: Putin discusses Afrin during Security Council meeting in Moscow

  20 February 2018    Read: 2078
Russia: Putin discusses Afrin during Security Council meeting in Moscow
Vladimir Putin had a meeting with permanent members of the Security Council, Kremlin reported.

The participants held an extensive exchange of opinions on the developments in Syria, including the situation around Afrin.

The discussion also touched upon a settlement in southeastern Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk Agreements in the context of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s recent contacts with his Ukrainian counterpart.

The agenda also included current socioeconomic issues.

The meeting was attended by Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikovand Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov.


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