Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed in a phone call with his US counterpart Mike Pompeo the situation related to the spread of the Corona virus.
A statement by the Russian Foreign Ministry said today, Monday, that, “In order to complete the telephone conversation between the Russian and American presidents hours ago, the foreign ministers of the two countries continued to exchange views on the situation in the world caused by the Coronavirus epidemic.”
The statement added, “It was emphasized that the two sides adhere to the need to contribute to the implementation of the decisions of the G20 summit that was held on March 26th.”
The Russian Foreign Ministry confirmed that the two sides also discussed other urgent issues on the international agenda, including strategic stability, the Syrian settlement, and some issues related to bilateral relations between Moscow and Washington.
The State Department indicated that the call came at the initiative of the American side.