Russian President Vladimir Putin during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of state said that Russia is ready to return to the Memorandum on the prevention of incidents in Syria, if the United States confirmed the objective of the fight against terrorism. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov at a press conference with Rex Tillerson, reports RT.
“As you know, this Memorandum (on the prevention of incidents in Syria and ensuring the safety of aviation – Ed.) it was the Russian side suspended. Today, the President reiterated our readiness to resume its use on the understanding that it will be clearly confirmed the original goal of action air force American coalition and VKS RF, namely the fight against ISIS and “Dzhabhat EN-Nusra” (a terrorist organization banned in Russia)”, – he said.
Earlier it was reported that the talks, Lavrov and Tillerson lasted five hours. The meeting of Putin and Tillerson lasted almost two hours.