Talks with U.S. Secretary of state Rex Tillerson in Moscow were honest and thorough. This was announced by the Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov at a press conference following the talks. Press conference broadcast by the TV channel “Russia 24”.
“The negotiations were thorough and open, swept the whole range of issues that are key to our bilateral relations and cooperation in international Affairs”, Lavrov said.
According to Lavrov, the meeting discussed a wide range of issues, including the situation in Syria. “Raised the incident with the use of chemicals in Idlib and the ensuing US attack,” — said the head of the Russian foreign Ministry.
Lavrov called for “an objective, impartial and fair investigation” of the incident. According to him, Russia saw the United States ‘ willingness to support such an investigation.
Also the head of the Russian foreign Ministry noted that Russia and the United States have a common interest in achieving a political solution to the Syrian crisis.