The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Josep Borrell, met today with the Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, Sergey Lavrov, on the margins of the 26th OSCE Ministerial Council in Bratislava.
They discussed the situation in eastern Ukraine ahead of the Normandy format summit in Paris on 9 December. The High Representative stressed that the full implementation of the Minsk agreements is crucial.
Amongst other issues they also discussed the situations in Syria and Venezuela respectively.
High Representative/Vice-President Borrell and Minister Lavrov agreed to remain in close contact.