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Meeting with permanent members of the Security Council

January 25, 2019, The Kremlin, Moscow

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

The President informed the meeting participants about his recent talks with Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe and President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

The participants exchanged views on Syria, specifically prospects for a political settlement.

They also discussed developments in Venezuela, reiterating Russia’s position on the inadmissibility of any outside interference in that country’s internal political situation.

In addition, some urgent issues on Russia’s domestic socioeconomic agenda were discussed.

The meeting was attended by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino, Secretary of the Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, 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.

January 25, 2019, The Kremlin, Moscow