"Our cooperation should strengthen the two leaders' efforts to achieve this goal," Ivanov added.
"Last year we developed bilateral relations in all spheres. Vladimir Putin and George Bush mapped out specific steps for the development of the Russian-American relations during their meeting in Camp David," Igor Ivanov pointed out.
"Today, we will discuss the spheres where we achieved successes, and where additional efforts and additional steps should be made," the Russian minister emphasized.
On his part, the US Secretary of State told Igor Ivanov that he is looking forward to having good meetings in Moscow with him, with President Putin and representatives of other ministries. We should discuss the issues of war and peace throughout the world and solve problems we face, Powell said.