Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Vershinin and the U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan discussed the settlement in Syria and Libya, expressing interest in coordinating the approaches of Moscow and Washington on this issue.
In a statement on the website of the Russian foreign Ministry noted that the telephone conversation was initiated by the American side.
The head of the Ministry of health Michael Murashko has offered to hold a videoconferencing with participation of experts of Russia and the USA to exchange experience in the fight against coronavirus, reported the press service of the Ministry of health.
According to the report, Murashko had a working meeting with the Ambassador of the USA in Russia John L. Sullivan.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan thanked Moscow for providing medical equipment to combat COVID-19, the Minister of health of the Russian Federation Mikhail Murashko for ventilators, reported the press service of the Russian Ministry of health.
According to the report, at the meeting, in particular, discussed issues on the development and production in Russia and the US means the prevention and treatment of infectious diseases, including vaccines against coronavirus.
Authorized under the RF President on protection of entrepreneurs ' rights Boris Titov during a telephone conversation with U.S. Ambassador John L. Sullivan discussed the protection of foreign business in Russia and the case of the founder of the investment Fund Baring Vostok, American Michael Calvey, reported the press service of the Ombudsman.
"The parties discussed the issues of protection of foreign businessmen in Russia, including criminal prosecution of the management of the investment Fund Baring Vostok and personally czars", - stated in the message.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan criticized Russia for its reaction to the post the White house about winning States and Britain over the Nazis.
The diplomat said that during the Second world war, the United States and Britain worked very closely, a large number of American troops were stationed in the Kingdom. The troops participated in joint operations in Europe and North Africa. According to Sullivan, the report was not originally planned to list all the States that participated in the victory over the Nazis.
U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan called the fight against COVID-19 one of the most important examples of cooperation between Moscow and Washington.
"You have raised a very important question related to pandemic COVID-19 and the cooperation of Russia and the USA in this area that meets our mutual interests. The story is not the first time, but one of the last, most important, I think, the most important for both countries, examples of cooperation in a situation when people are in trouble, they are having serious health problems. And the Russian government has supplied medical equipment in the United States, and the United States, in turn, sent 200 of the ventilator in a famous hospital in Moscow in order to save human lives", - the diplomat said in an interview with RBC.
Correspondents of RIA Novosti congratulated with the 75th anniversary of the Victory of U.S. President Donald trump, sending a postcard to the White house from the international press center of the celebration of the anniversary of the Victory in the great Patriotic war.
International press centre, you can send a special postcard to anywhere in the world. Interviewed by RIA Novosti journalists told to send postcards to parents themselves at home, to friends and colleagues abroad, and some just carry them with me in memory.
Yesterday in the Moscow city court announced the verdict in one of the most high-profile cases recently: fifty-year-old Paul Whelan was sentenced to sixteen years in a penal colony for espionage.
The reaction of the States was expected — lightning fast and sharp. U.S. Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan stated that he was "disappointed and outraged". A few hours later, when the ocean morning came, the battle joined Secretary of state Mike Pompeo. He also expressed outrage via Twitter and demanded "the immediate release" Whelan.
Press Secretary of the President Dmitry Peskov did not comment on the verdict of the American Semi Whelan and the possibility of further exchanges, noting that the Kremlin is not involved in such issues.
The Moscow city court on Monday sentenced Whelan to 16 years in a penal colony for espionage.
The verdict of the American Semi Whelan, whom the Moscow city court on Monday sentenced to 16 years ' rigorous imprisonment for espionage, will affect relations between Russia and the United States, but will not lead to dialogue, said the US Ambassador to Russia John Sullivan after the verdict.
"It will not have good effects on our relationship," said Sullivan.
The Moscow city court on Monday will announce the verdict to the accused espionage American Semi Whelan, the court will hear only the introductory and operative part of the verdict, told RIA Novosti press-service of the court.
A consequence of the plot of the case is not officially open: from the press release, the FSB followed that Whelan was detained in Moscow in late 2018 during spy promotions. Under Russian law, he faces 10 to 20 years in prison.