Jean-Marc Ayrault, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Development, received his Russian counterpart, Sergey Lavrov, on June 29 for a working lunch.
The ministers took stock of our bilateral cooperation, especially in the economic and cultural spheres.
They discussed the main regional crises, notably Syria, Ukraine and Nagorno-Karabakh. The discussions also focused on the Middle East peace process.
A joint press briefing was held following the meeting.