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Vershinin discussed with the US Ambassador a settlement in Syria and Libya

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 parties exchanged views on a number of topical issues on the agenda of the UN security Council. Was, in particular, the efforts to achieve a lasting solution in Libya and Syria based on respect for the sovereignty, unity and territorial integrity of these countries," - said in a statement on the foreign Ministry website.

"Expressed mutual interest in coordinating the approaches of Russia and the United States on this issue",- said the Russian foreign Ministry.