Geneva/Moscow (ICRC) – ICRC president Peter Maurer has today completed a two-day official visit to Moscow. Discussions focused on the humanitarian situation in Syria and Afghanistan, the ICRC's work in those two countries, and the ICRC’s priorities in the Russian Federation. Mr Maurer met prime minister Dmitry Medvedev, Vladimir Puchkov (minister of civil defence, emergencies and disaster relief), deputy foreign affairs minister Gennady Gatilov and other officials. He also met the leadership of the Russian Red Cross.
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