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Meeting with permanent members of Security Council

February 20, 2018, The Kremlin, Moscow

Vladimir Putin had a meeting with permanent members of the Security Council.

The participants held an extensive exchange of opinions on the developments in Syria, including the situation around Afrin.

The discussion also touched upon a settlement in southeastern Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk Agreements in the context of Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s recent contacts with his Ukrainian counterpart.

The agenda also included current socioeconomic issues.

The meeting was attended by Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov and Special Presidential Representative for Environmental Protection, Ecology and Transport Sergei Ivanov.

February 20, 2018, The Kremlin, Moscow