Lavrov and Pompeo discussed the schedule of political contacts for the near future

MOSCOW, June 18. /TASS/. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo has examined the schedule of bilateral political contacts for the near future. This is stated in a statement Monday the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.

“Lavrov and Pompeo discussed some aspects of bilateral relations, including a schedule of political contacts between Russia and the United States in the near future”, – said in depodesta.

Earlier, the Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Ryabkov in an interview with TASS did not rule out the possibility of holding the meeting of Lavrov and Pompeo on the sidelines of the forum of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), which will be held in Singapore from 2 to 4 August.

Pompeo and Lavrov also discussed the situation in Syria and on the Korean Peninsula.

“The focus was the problems of the Syrian settlement based on UN security Council resolution 2254, and issues of consolidation of efforts for solution of problems of the Korean Peninsula,” – said in depodesta.