German Foreign Ministry on upcoming Lavrov-Maas talks
German Foreign Ministry spokesman Christofer Burger told about the upcoming meeting of Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his German counterpart Heiko Maas.
The ministers will meet on the sidelines of the Russian-German Public Forum, known as the Petersburg Dialogue, which will be held in Petersburg on July 18-19.
The German Foreign Ministry spokesman noted that the ministerial meeting will take place on July 18. According to him, the minister will discuss Syria, Ukraine, arms-control issues and other topics.
"Dialogue with Russia is necessary for resolving international conflicts," TASS cited the diplomat as saying.
Yesterday, Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova announced the Lavrov-Maas talks.