The Kremlin has confirmed that a meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry will take place in Moscow on March 23, the state-run TASS news agency reported Tuesday.
“A meeting between Kerry and Putin will indeed go ahead,” Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists, TASS reported.
“Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will brief the president on their contacts. A sufficiently broad scope of issues will certainly be brought up during the course of the talks, primarily on the pressing topics of Syria and Ukraine,” he added.
Regarding expectations for the upcoming meeting, Peskov advised that reporters address their questions to the Foreign Ministry.