Dmitry Medvedev informed Gordon Brown of the six principles for resolving the crisis concerning South Ossetia that have been developed together with the President of France who is in Moscow to help resolve the crisis, and described the principles as necessary and sufficient.
The British Prime Minister gave a positive assessment of the agreements that were reached in Moscow and expressed his hope that their implementation will lead to resolution of the conflict, and that the cease-fire will hold in the long-term.
In light of the western media’s neglect to mention information about the barbaric aggressive acts committed by Georgia against the peaceful population of South Ossetia and Russian peacekeepers, during the conversation the Russian President outlined the main events in the crisis and referred to specific data. The British Prime Minister expressed his hope that the people of South Ossetia will receive international humanitarian assistance and announced his readiness to participate in providing such assistance.
Dmitry Medvedev and Gordon Brown also discussed some aspects of their cooperation on urgent international issues.
The conversation was held at British initiative.