Russia, US discuss Syria, Ukraine, Middle East

The meeting was on cooperation in Syria crisis, Middle East issues and Minsk agreement.

world Updated: Sep 18, 2017 09:29 IST
Reuters, New York
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US secretary of state Rex Tillerson (C) leaves the Permanent Mission of the Russian Federation in New York on Sunday after a meeting with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. (AP)

Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and US secretary of state Rex Tillerson discussed cooperation on the Syrian crisis, Middle East issues, and the agreement to bring peace to Ukraine in a meeting on Sunday, Lavrov’s spokeswoman said.

Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said “the meeting was on cooperation in Syria crisis, Middle East issues and Minsk agreement”. No other details were immediately available.

The top Russian and US diplomats met in New York on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly.

First Published: Sep 18, 2017 09:25 IST