March 12, 2019 15:10
Matviyenko, U.S. ambassador discuss ways of normalizing bilateral relations - Kosachyov (Part 2)
MOSCOW. March 12 (Interfax) - Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko and U.S. Ambassador to Russia Jon Huntsman have met to discuss bilateral relations and ways of normalizing them, according to Federation Council Foreign Affairs Committee Konstantin Kosachyov.
"The meeting took place at the request of the U.S. side. Bilateral relations and the role of inter-parliamentary dialogue in their possible normalization were discussed," Kosachyov told Interfax on Tuesday.
Ideas on developing inter-parliamentary contacts between Russia and the United States were suggested at the meeting, Kosachyov said.
"They will continue to be considered," he said.
te rm kf
(Our editorial staff can be reached at email@example.com)
May 25, 2019
Boeing lands safely in Surgut after experiencing malfunction - source
Boeing with 130 people on board to make forced landing in Surgut - source
Kaliningrad border guards detain group of "amber divers" at sea
Aerospace Forces' 60 crews to hold live-fire drill with ground, naval targets in Crimea
Russian prison abuse victims to be able to get compensations without turning ECHR - Justice Ministry
Ukrainian opposition trying to overcome split
Vladivostok school party-goers face fines for pictures in police uniform
Anti-sabotage motor boat to join Russian Navy's Mediterranean task force
Russian Interior Ministry proposes widening criminal DNA database
Ukrainian sailors' defense hopes Russia adheres to ITLOS ruling - lawyer (Part 2)
Public opinion split over 1989 USSR People's Deputies Congress - pollster
Russia must return arrested 24 sailors, 3 ships to Ukraine - UN Tribunal (Part 3)
UN ITLOS allows Ukraine, Russia to present their versions of Kerch Strait events before June 25 (Part 2)
U.S. Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Zalmay Khalilzad has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about results of the trilateral meeting on Afghanistan settlement that took place in Moscow on April 25, prospects of the intra-Afghan meeting in Doha, and Russia‘s role in the Afghan issue.
NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has given an interview to Interfax ahead of the Alliance‘s 70th anniversary that is to be celebrated on April 4. He speaks in the interview about the NATO‘s vision of future relations with Russia, its attitude to the situation surrounding the Intermediate-range Nuclear Forces Treaty (INF) Treaty and the New START Treaty, as well as further plans of expanding the Alliance.
British Ambassador to Russia Laurie Bristow has given an interview to Interfax in which he speaks about the current situation in the relationship between the United Kingdom and Russia, the impact of the Skripal case on it, the restoration of the numbers of diplomatic staff, exchange of information on counter-terrorism, possible introduction of sanctions over the Kerch Strait incident, the INF Treaty, and British-Russian economic relations.