The participants discussed the situation in Eastern Ghouta and noted serious concerns with the ongoing provocative acts by terrorists in the area. They noted the importance of fulfilling resolution 2401 that was passed by the UN Security Council the day before.
During the meeting topical matters on the domestic socioeconomic agenda were also brought up. The participants discussed preventive measures to protect the population as well as the social infrastructure from floods and wildfires.
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, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, Interior Minister Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, Director of the Federal Security Service Alexander Bortnikov and Director of the Foreign Intelligence Service Sergei Naryshkin.