Russian, British foreign ministers discuss possible rapprochement

August 11, 2016 14:10

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his British counterpart Boris Johnson spoke by phone on Thursday and discussed a possible normalization of bilateral ties, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

"Both sides expressed hope for a normalization in Russian-British ties and underscored the desire to step up political dialog," the ministry said in a statement.

The ministers also discussed the fight against terrorism and Syria.

Related Content

Breaking news
June 19, 2018
Kremlin says no plans for Putin-Trump meeting before Nato summit