Meeting with permanent members of the Security Council 2015-10-10 18:50:00 Sochi Vladimir Putin held a briefing session with permanent members of the Security Council. The discussion focussed on the situation in Syria and the course of Russia’s Aerospace Forces operation to support the advance of the Syrian army. Members of the Security Council also discussed combatting terrorism and extremism in a broader context: Vladimir Putin once again expressed condolences to the people of Turkey in connection with the terrorist act in Ankara today. There was also an exchange on current domestic socioeconomic matters. Taking part in the meeting were Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Sergei Naryshkin, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Sergei Ivanov, Secretary of the Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Mikhail Fradkov, Deputy Secretary of the Security Council Rashid Nurgaliyev, and permanent member of the Security Council Boris Gryzlov.