Tonight Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his counterpart Rex Tillerson hold a phone conversation. The conversation was held at the initiative of Washington.
During the conversation the sides discussed Syrian peace settlement as well as issues if strengthening the ceasefire regime in the country in particular throughthe Astana process, to step up efforts in the fight against terrorist groups and preventing attempts of using chemical weapons.
Moreover, Lavrov urged Tillerson to take appropriate measures in order not to allow provocations against the Syrian government forces in the fight against terrorism. Finally, the Russian Minister and U.S. Secretary of State agreed to continue contacts, including on their bilateral agenda.
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