US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke for several minutes on Thursday on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Delhi, a State Department official was quoted as saying by Reuters.
Reuters stressed that this was the first face-to-face conversation between Blinken and Lavrov since the Russian invasion of Ukraine. During the meeting, the US Secretary of State emphasized that USA stand ready to support Kiev as long as necessary, a State Department official said.
A meeting that took place on the sidelines the G20 summit in Delhi, was supposed to last less than 10 minutes, the agency added.
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