Lavrov and Guterres meet in New York
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov held a meeting with UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of the ongoing UN General Assembly session yesterday.
At the beginning of their talks on Wednesday, Lavrov and Guterres greeted each other before continuing their meeting behind the closed doors. The Russian foreign minister also signed an honorary guests book.
The UN secretary-general's office subsequently issued a statement on the Lavrov-Guterres meeting.
"Today, the Secretary-General met with H.E. Mr. Sergey Lavrov, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. The Secretary-General and the Foreign Minister discussed the establishment of the Constitutional Committee in Syria and recent developments in a number of regional crisis situations," Sputnik cited the statement as saying.