Heads of diplomatic departments of Russia and the USA have discussed by TEL the Iraq problematicsthe Situation round Iraq, in particular a course of the discussion developed in the UN Security Council on the Iraq problematics, the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Russia Igor Ivans and US state secretary Kolin Powell have discussed on Thursday. ABT it " News " have informed in department of the press and the information the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation.
during telephone conversation the general opinion has been expressed that, despite known divergences in approaches, maintenance of the prompt beginning of effective inspection process in Iraq should be an overall objective now. Thus from both parties concrete observations have been made how to save unity of Security council, its five constant members in this major question.
Interlocutors have agreed to continue intensive dialogue on the Iraq subject, including during forthcoming personal meeting within the limits of summit ATES in Los - Kabose/ Mexico/.