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MOSCOW, May 17. /TASS/. Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday met with permanent members of the Russian Security Council to discuss issues related to the forthcoming Russia-ASEAN summit, Nagorno-Karabakh settlement and current issues of the domestic agenda, presidential press secretary Dmitry Peskov told journalists.
"The meeting discussed preparations for the forthcoming Russia-ASEAN meeting due later in the week," Peskov said.
"Participants in the meeting exchanged views on problems of the Nagorno-Karabakh settlement in the context of the Monday meeting between the Armenian and Azerbaijani presidents in Vienna," he said.
Another topic, according to Peskov, was the development of the construction sector and improvement of the mortgage system. "A number of other issues of the domestic agenda were also raised," he added.
The meeting was attended by presidential administration chief Sergey Ivanov, speaker of the State Duma lower parliament house Sergey Naryshkin, secretary of the Russian Security Council Nikolai Patrushev and his deputy Rashid Nurgaliyev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu, director of Federal Security Council Alexander Bortnikov, and director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Mikhail FRadkov.