24 July 201821:49

Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with President of France Emmanuel Macron


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On July 24, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Russia and Deputy Defence Minister Valery Gerasimov met with President of France Emmanuel Macron in Paris.

The officials discussed in detail the situation in Syria, the need to speed up the political settlement process, and the country’s post-conflict recovery with emphasis on the speedy return of refugees and displaced persons to their initial places of residence.

They also reviewed the implementation of the Minsk Package of Measures of February 12, 2015, and reaffirmed their intention to continue contacts in the Normandy format.

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