Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Ryabkov took part in the Russian-U.S. international conference at the Gorchakov Fund

28 April 2017

The international conference “Russian-U.S. Relations: 210 Years” continues in Moscow. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russian Sergey Ryabkov attended the forum.


He held a meeting with former U.S. Ambassadors Alexander Vershbow, James Collins and John Byerly, who are currently involved in expert-analytical and consulting activities, informs MFA of Russia.


An exchange of opinions took place regarding current status of the Russian-U.S. relations and opportunities for building a constructive dialogue, specifies the source.


Sergey Ryabkov stated on the sidelines of the conferences that Moscow was working at the content part of the future meeting of the Russian and U.S. leaders.


“We are working at the content part, place, time – issues that need to be further agreed on”, he said when answering questions form the journalists about a possible meeting of the leaders of the two countries.

The international conference “Russian-U.S. Relations: 210 Years” was organized by the Institute of the U.S. and Canadian Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Kennan Institute and supported by the Gorchakov Fund and Carnegie Corporation of New York. Its attendees included political leaders from both countries, leading experts, and representatives of research centers.