The Hague, the Netherlands

28 August 2013

Readout of the Secretary-General's meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister

The Secretary-General met today in The Hague with Mr. Gennadiy Gatilov, Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation.

The Secretary-General briefed the Deputy Foreign Minister on the work of the UN chemical weapons investigation team in Syria.

They also discussed efforts to convene a political conference on Syria in Geneva.