2 Nov 2021 17:49

Patrushev, CIA director discuss Russian-U.S. relations in Moscow - Russian Security Council

MOSCOW. Nov 2 (Interfax) - Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev has discussed Russian-U.S. relations with CIA Director William Burns, Russian Security Council press secretary Yevgeny Anoshin said.

"Russian Security Council Secretary Nikolai Patrushev has met with U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director William Burns in Moscow," Anoshin said.

"The parties discussed Russian-U.S. relations," he said.

A number of media outlets said on September 8 that Patrushev and Burns allegedly met in New Delhi to discuss the Afghan situation.

At the time, the Kremlin declined to comment on the reports, and Anoshin said, "Patrushev did not plan to meet with the CIA director in New Delhi and did not do so."