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MOSCOW, September 25. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday discussed with permanent members of Russia’s Security Council his upcoming speech at the United Nations General Assembly in New York and the situation in the Middle East, the Kremlin said.
Putin’s spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "There was an extensive exchange of views in the context of the president’s speech at the session of the UN General Assembly on Monday."
Talks also focused on "developments in the Middle East with emphasis on Syrian affairs", Peskov added.
During a briefing session, the sides discussed "current issues of Russia’s domestic policy", he said.
The meeting was attended by the chief of Russia's presidential administration, Sergey Ivanov, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Federal Security Service Director Alexander Bortnikov, Foreign Intelligence Service Director Mikhail Fradkov and permanent member of the Security Council Rashid Nurgaliev.