During his visit to Moscow assistant to US Secretary of state John Kerry, Victoria Nuland met with the assistant to the Russian President, Vladimir Putin, Vladislav Surkov. The meeting was held on Tuesday, may 17, reports “Interfax” with reference to information close to the presidential administration political analyst Alexei Chesnakov.
Victoria Nuland was adopted yesterday by the assistant to the President Vladislav Surkov in the Old square,” — said Chesnakov. The expert stressed that the details of the conversation politicians were not yet known.
Victoria Nuland arrived in Moscow on 17 may. Her visit should last two days. The U.S. state Department reported that Nuland will meet with senior Russian officials to discuss the situation in the East of Ukraine and further steps for the implementation of the Minsk agreements, as well as a number of bilateral issues. On Tuesday the press-Secretary of the U.S. Embassy will Stevens reported that assistant Secretary of state met with representatives of the Russian youth.
The last time Nuland was on a visit to Russia in January of this year. Then she also met with assistant to the President Surkov. Policy discussed the implementation of Minsk agreements. The meeting, which lasted several hours, took place near Kaliningrad. Surkov called the talks useful. According to him, during the meeting was spent brainstorming on the issue of the Minsk agreements. The official U.S. state Department spokesman John Kirby, in turn, also called the talks “constructive”.