Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with German Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Heiko Maas
On February 15, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs of the Federal Republic of Germany Heiko Maas on the sidelines of the 56th meeting of the Munich Security Conference.
They focused on a settlement of the Libyan conflict in the context of the results of the January 19 International Conference on Libya held in Berlin and the first meeting of the 5+5 Libyan Joint Military Commission which took place in Geneva under the auspices of the UN.
During the discussion of the developments in Syria the parties emphasised the problem regarding de-escalation of the situation in Idlib. They exchanged opinions on arranging their work in the Normandy format to settle the conflict in Eastern Ukraine on the basis of the Paris summit decisions taken on December 9, 2019.
The diplomats also touched upon some bilateral issues.