The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov discussed by phone with the head of American diplomacy Rex Tillerson the situation in Syria, after the United States launched a missile attack on aviabase government forces. This is stated in the message published on the official website of the foreign Ministry in Facebook.
Conversation, said the foreign Ministry, was initiated by the American side.
“Lavrov stressed that the attack on the country, whose government is fighting terrorism only plays into the hands of extremists posed an additional threat to regional and global security”, — stated in the message.
In addition, the Russian Minister noted that information about the use of government forces of Syrian chemical weapons in Idlib on 4 April is not true. “The foreign Ministers agreed to continue consideration of the situation in the Syrian settlement in a personal meeting,” — said the foreign Ministry.