Lavrov exchanged with Stoltenberg shaking hands and Pedersen jokes

on Saturday on the sidelines of the Munich security conference, foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg discussed the issues of European military security. In addition, Lavrov and Stoltenberg in conversation discussed the relations between Russia and NATO and a peaceful settlement in Afghanistan.

Stoltenberg welcomed the Minister with a handshake and said he was glad to see him again, writes “Interfax”. Former representative of Russia to NATO Alexander Grushko, NATO Secretary General called “old friend”.

During a meeting on the sidelines of the conference Lavrov and UN special envoy on Syria, Geir Pedersen discussed the situation in the Syrian Arab Republic. Before the dialogue, Lavrov drew attention to the paucity of the UN delegation, only the geirr Pedersen and one maintainer.

“you came just one expert?” – said Lavrov. “I think I need more?” – returned the smile Pedersen. “You are each time less and less,” — said Lavrov, who escorted six councillors. “You is only getting bigger,” not with a delayed response Pedersen.