The U.S. asked for an audience with the Russian Foreign Ministry

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin held talks with US Ambassador to Moscow John Sullivan.

This is reported by the press service of the Russian diplomatic mission following a telephone conversation between diplomats.

The talks were held on Wednesday, July 15, at the initiative of the United States. The parties discussed a number of topical issues on the agenda of the UN Security Council. In addition, the diplomats considered the prospects for long-term settlement of conflicts in Syria and Libya.