24 July 201814:55

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel


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On July 24, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces and First Deputy Defence Minister Valery Gerasimov met with Federal Chancellor of Germany Angela Merkel in Berlin.

The meeting participants discussed the situation around the Syrian settlement, including efforts to create conditions for the return of refugees and the advancement of the political process.

They also considered the ongoing work in the Normandy format on the implementation of the Minsk Agreements of February 12, 2015 and touched upon several aspects of bilateral relations.

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