MOSCOW, March 4. The President of Russia Vladimir Putin discussed with the permanent members of the security Council of Russia questions Syrian settlement, the situation around North Korea’s steps to stabilize the world oil market. This was reported by press Secretary of the head of state, Dmitry Peskov.
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“During the meeting they exchanged views on the subject of on-going ceasefire in Syria,” he said.
This mode was introduced on February 27. Russia and USA made a joint statement in which they called on all parties to the conflict in Syria from that time to cease fire. The offer of a truce does not apply UN recognized terrorist group in Syria, attacks which continued.
“Were also touched upon an extremely tense situation around the DPRK,” – said the press Secretary.
Earlier, North Korea stated in response to the adoption of UN security Council resolution strengthening sanctions on Pyongyang that it reserves the right to nuclear strike, if required by the interests of national defense.
“In addition, continued the discussion of steps to stabilize the oil market both within the country and with foreign partners”, – said Peskov.
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At present the OPEC countries and several other States, including Russia, are negotiating about the possibility of reaching agreement on freezing at a certain level of monthly oil production volumes, to restore stability in the oil market and boost prices for raw materials.
The meeting was attended by the head of the Kremlin administration Sergei Ivanov, security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev and his Deputy Rashid Nurgaliyev, interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu, FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov, the head of SVR Mikhail Fradkov, the Plenipotentiary of Russia in the Contact group on settlement in Ukraine, Boris Gryzlov, and Federation Council speaker Valentina Matviyenko, whom the meeting congratulated on the coming International women’s day.
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