Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with leaders of the US Jewish community’s organisations

September 19, 2017

On September 18, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a meeting with leaders of the US Jewish community’s organisations as part of his participation in the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
The parties exchanged views on current issues in Russian-US relations and a number of international issues, including Syria-related developments and the Palestinian-Israeli settlement. They also focused on matters concerning the fight against terrorism, extremism, anti-Semitism and neo-Nazism. The importance of efforts to preserve the memory of World War II events and victims was stressed in particular.