Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Turkish Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlut Cavusoglu
On February 15, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference.
The heads of foreign offices discussed in detail the developments in the Middle East focusing on the settlement of the Syrian crisis in the context of the implementation of the Russian-Turkish memorandums of understanding adopted in Sochi on September 17, 2018, and October 22, 2019.
They also discussed certain aspects of bilateral relations. In view of the threats received by the Russian Embassy in Turkey, the Turkish side assured that it had taken all the necessary measures to provide security for Russian diplomatic missions and their employees.