15 Feb 2018 17:28

Russian defense official, Spanish ambassador discuss European security, Middle East

MOSCOW. Feb 15 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Defense Minister Alexander Fomin met with Spain's Ambassador, Ignacio Ibanez Rubio, in Moscow on Thursday, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

They "exchanged their views on regional and international security issues, including European security and the situation in the Middle East and North Africa," the ministry said in a statement.

They also touched on several aspects of defense cooperation between Russia and European countries, as well as the seventh Moscow conference on international security in 2018, the ministry said.

"The meeting was constructive. It was agreed to remain in contact," it said.