The Minister’s telephone conversations
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs Jean-Yves Le Drian
On May 26, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had his first telephone conversation with Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs of the French Republic Jean-Yves Le Drian at the French official’s initiative.
In view of preparations for President Putin’s visit to France, the ministers discussed a wide range of bilateral issues and exchanged opinions on the most pressing problems on the international agenda, including settling the crises in Libya, Iraq and Ukraine. They stressed their willingness to cooperate with mutual respect in the UN Security Council and at other transnational venues on issues of shared interest.
Jean-Yves Le Drian gratefully accepted Sergey Lavrov’s invitation to visit the Russian Federation.