The issues on the agenda included domestic matters related to socioeconomic development.
The meeting participants had an in-depth discussion of the Syrian conflict, particularly the state of affairs around Deir ez-Zor, and including the President’s recent visit to Turkey.
The issue of the continuing, and at times, increasing pressure on the Russian media in certain countries was also touched upon. The participants noted that such activity is unacceptable.
The meeting was attended by Federation Council Speaker Valentina Matviyenko, State Duma Speaker Vyacheslav Volodin, Chief of Staff of the Presidential Executive Office Anton Vaino, Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, and Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin.