Meeting with permanent members of Security Council

Thursday, 21 June 2018 18:41
Category: Foreign Policy News
Written by Vladimir I Poluektov
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Vladimir Putin held a meeting with permanent members of the Security Council.

The President informed the meeting participants about his telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko, which took place earlier in the day. The council members exchanged opinions on the current status of Russian-Ukrainian relations and the settlement in southeastern Ukraine.

In addition, the participants discussed current domestic socioeconomic issues.

Attending the meeting were Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin and Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov.