The Minister’s telephone conversations
Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s telephone conversation with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu
On December 8, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov talked by telephone with Foreign Minister of the Republic of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu
The ministers discussed a number of bilateral and international issues. Mr Lavrov expressed satisfaction with the Turkish court’s decision to release the Russian NTV journalists that had been detained in Turkey on December 3, 2020.
They noted the importance of resuming bilateral contact at the highest level as the spread of coronavirus infection slows down.
Mr Lavrov and Mr Cavusoglu emphasised the need to continue coordinating bilateral efforts to strengthen the ceasefire in Nagorno-Karabakh at the joint monitoring centre and to further stabilise the situation in the South Caucasus.
The ministers exchanged views on the developments around the settlement of the Ukrainian domestic crisis. They reaffirmed the importance of fulfilling the agreements reached by the sides and dismissed as unacceptable any provocations aimed at aggravating the situation in the region.