According to him, the videoconference was fairly calm.

“The parties have reached consensus on most issues, but problems remain,” TASS quoted Sokolova as saying.

Among the problematic topics, the official called the reduction in stocks of hamsa and environmental issues.

A protocol on the use of natural resources in Azov is signed between Moscow and Kiev annually, in turn, on the territory of each of the parties. In 2019, it should be signed on Russian territory, but the Ukrainian authorities announced their intention to do this remotely.

Fishing in the region is regulated by a bilateral commission.