Pompeo and Lavrov discussed the preparations for the meeting between Putin and trump

© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye in photobanks of Russian President Vladimir Putin and U.S. President Donald trump. Archival photoPompeo and Lavrov discussed the preparations for the meeting between Putin and trump© RIA Novosti / Alexei Nikolskiye the image Bank

The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo preparations for the forthcoming meeting of the presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States, said the Russian foreign Ministry.

«On October 26 at the initiative of the American side telephone conversation of the Minister of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov and US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. They discussed topical issues of international agenda and bilateral relations in the context of preparations for the upcoming contacts between the presidents of the Russian Federation and the United States,» — said the Russian foreign Ministry.

Earlier the assistant to the Russian leader Yury Ushakov told journalists that Vladimir Putin during his forthcoming visit to Paris will meet on 11 November with Donald trump. The President of the United States, in turn, confirmed that he could meet with Putin in November at events in Paris, dedicated to the centenary of the First world war.

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