The foreign Ministry spoke about the continuation of contacts with the United States after the summit in Helsinki

© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade in photobacteria of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Archival photoThe foreign Ministry spoke about the continuation of contacts with the United States after the summit in Helsinki© RIA Novosti / Alexander Wolfparade the image Bank

Contacts between Russia and the USA after the summit of leaders of the two countries in Helsinki continue, including the military, told RIA Novosti the Russian President’s special envoy on the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov.

«Contacts are, of course. You know what on the phone talking to our Minister with US Secretary of state, the pins go through and the military, of course,» said he, answering the question whether the intensified contacts between the two countries after the summit.

The first full-scale talks trump and Putin took place on 16 July in Helsinki. Following the talks, Putin said that Russia and the United States could take the lead in resolving the crisis in Syria, to organize cooperation for the return of refugees to their homeland. According to Putin, a huge number of Syrian refugees now concentrated in Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, and if to assist them to return home, the migratory pressure on the EU repeatedly reduced.

According to Deputy foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov, to the end of summer may be a meeting of the US presidential Advisor for national security John Bolton with the Secretary of the Russian security Council Nikolai Patrushev. The Russian presidential aide Yuri Ushakov told reporters that Patrushev and Bolton can meet to discuss the organisation of the next meeting of presidents Vladimir Putin and Donald trump.

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