London( CNN) UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson is to fulfill his Russian equal, Sergey Lavrov, in Moscow for “top-level talks” on Syria and also Ukraine in the coming weeks, the UK Foreign Office informed Saturday.

Johnsonhas actually been a singing doubter of Russia’s diplomacy in the past, specifically concerning its army treatments in Syria and also Ukraine.

TheForeign Office stated in a declaration that the browse through, at Russia’s invite, had actually “remained in the pipe for a long time” adhering to conversations in between UK Prime Minister Theresa May and also Russian President Vladimir Putin in September.