MOSCOW, March 16. The visit to Moscow by U.S. Secretary of state John Kerry will take place with high probability, the possibility of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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“Really, currently and likely will take a trip by Secretary Kerry to Moscow, where he held contacts with his Russian counterpart, foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov,” – said the press-Secretary of Russian leader Dmitry Peskov. He noted that “the possibility of meeting Mr. Kerry with the President of Russia”.
“Of course, traditionally from the Russian side we are ready to discuss the most pressing issues, of course, in the first place – Syria, that the efforts and coordination of our joint efforts to promote peaceful settlement process”, – said the representative of the Kremlin. He added that, “certainly, Moscow will be ready to exchange views on progress, or rather the failure of the Ukrainian party to the Minsk agreements”.
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The question of whether there is an improvement of U.S.-Russian relations after Putin’s decision to withdraw troops from Syria, Peskov said that “now the main thing – is coordination of efforts to advance the political settlement process in Syria.” “In this case, the willingness to coordinate these efforts is certainly something that is welcome, and this is now the main work is concentrated and Moscow, and Washington,” stressed the press Secretary of the President.
As stated by the official representative of the Russian foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova, the theme of Madame Clinton’s visit to Moscow there is a settlement in Syria. The diplomat also noted that currently the visit of Kerry is under consideration.
On Tuesday, Kerry himself said that he would come next week to Moscow where is expected to meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin.