The Minister’s telephone conversations
RUSSIAN MINISTER OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS SERGEY LAVROV SPEAKS TO US SECRETARY OF STATE COLIN POWELL BY TELEPHONE
Unofficial translation from Russian
A telephone conversation took place on April 20 between Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and Secretary of State of the United States of America Colin Powell. During the conversation, issues relating to Russian-American cooperation in the United Nations Security Council, in particular in the context of Cyprus settlement, were discussed. The minister underscored the necessity to solve this problem on the basis of reaching the sides' consensus and with due regard for the appropriate UN resolutions. The importance also was noted of intensifying the work in the framework of the Quartet of International Mediators for Middle East settlement.
April 20, 2004