☎️On September 17, Foreign Minister Sergey #Lavrov had a telephone conversation with President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (#ICRC) Peter Maurer.
🔹Sergey Lavrov and Peter Maurer spoke about current cooperation between #Russia and the ICRC in countering #COVID-19 as well as in mitigating its impacts. They continued to discuss the humanitarian situation in the Middle East and North Africa, including #Syria and #Libya. They also paid particular attention to the humanitarian, socioeconomic and epidemiologic situation in southeastern #Ukraine, South Ossetia and #Abkhazia in the context of the ICRC’s aid to civilians.
🔹The conversation also covered prospects for Russia and the ICRC’s further cooperation in these and other areas of mutual interest.