Russian and Austrian diplomats discuss Syria, Ukraine

Parties underscored the constructive nature of Russian-Austrian relations

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Vladimir Titov and Austrian Federal Ministry for Europe, Integration, and Foreign Affairs Secretary-General Michael Linhart have discussed the situation in Syria and the implementation of the Minsk Agreements on Ukraine, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.

Titov and Linhart "considered a broad range of issues on the international agenda, including the fight against international terrorism and the situation in Syria and the Middle East," the Foreign Ministry said in a statement available on its website.

"They touched on the situation in Ukraine and the implementation of the Minsk Package of Measures for a settlement," it said.

The parties also exchanged opinions on arranging dialogue between the EU and the Eurasian Economic Union, it said.

In discussing bilateral relations, Titov and Linhart underscored the constructive nature of the Russian-Austrian relationship and a consistently high level of cooperation in various fields, including economy, energy, tourism, and cultural ties, it said.

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