The conversation was held at the initiative of the British side.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov had a telephone conversation with his British counterpart Dominic Raab on June 17. The telephone conversation was held at the initiative of the British side, reports the press service of the Russian Foreign Ministry.
During the exchange of views on international issues, the focus was placed on the situation around Belarus and Ukraine.
It is noted that during the discussion of the Belarusian issue Sergey Lavrov "pointed to the immutability of refraining from external interference in the internal affairs of this country.
In turn, Dominic Raab wrote on his Twitter page that a number of bilateral and international issues were discussed, "including those on which we deeply disagree".
On May 24, the head of the British Foreign Ministry said that "Lukashenka's outlandish gesture with the Ryanair plane will have serious consequences".