Russian envoy says relations with NATO started deteriorating long before Ukrainian crisisWorld December 08, 4:55
Contact Group agrees to settle water cuts issue in Lugansk within 7 days ― OSCE envoyWorld December 08, 2:58
Glencore expects deal on purchasing stake in Rosneft to close in mid-DecemberBusiness & Economy December 08, 2:03
Italian Prime Minister Renzi officially resignsWorld December 08, 1:27
43 ceasefire violations reported in Syria in 24 hours ― Russian Defense MinistryWorld December 08, 1:16
One reconciliation agreement signed in Syria in 24 hours ― Russian Defense MinistryWorld December 08, 0:26
Lavrov confirms to Kerry Russia backs US proposal on Aleppo from December 2Russian Politics & Diplomacy December 07, 23:57
Russia has never imposed its decisions on Syria, Assad saysWorld December 07, 23:45
Rosneft privatization deal is completed — KremlinBusiness & Economy December 07, 21:06
MOSCOW, February 19. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin held a meeting of the country’s Security Council on Friday to discuss with its permanent members the situation in Syria, on world oil markets, as well as domestic problems, presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov said.
"The meeting participants discussed in detail the situation in Syria, especially in connection with the aggravation of the situation on the Syrian-Turkish border," he said.
"There was also an exchange of views on the situation on the world oil markets, including in light of the Energy Ministry’s recent contacts with the foreign partners," Peskov said.
In addition, the meeting focused on important issues of the socio-economic and Russian domestic agenda.
The meeting was attended by speaker of the Federation Council upper house of parliament Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma speaker Sergey Naryshkin, chief of the Russian presidential administration Sergei Ivanov, Security Council Secretary Nikolay Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, FSB Director Alexander Bortnikov, Foreign Intelligence Service head Mikhail Fradkov, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev and permanent member of the Russian Security Council Boris Gryzlov.