Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with US Ambassador to Russia John Tefft

April 13, 2016

On April 13, Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative on the Middle East and North Africa Mikhail Bogdanov received US Ambassador to Russia John F. Tefft upon his request.

They discussed the entire range of Syrian settlement issues in the context of the second round of the mediated intra-Syrian talks in Geneva under the UN aegis with an emphasis on the importance of further intensive Russian-US cooperation on the Syrian problems, particularly to promote the ceasefire in Syria. The diplomats also discussed the situation in Yemen and Libya.