"Issues related to Russian-American relations were discussed," TASS quotes a message from the press service of the Russian Security Council apparatus.

It is noted that "when discussing regional issues, the situation in Afghanistan was touched upon."

"The importance of continuing the dialogue between Russia and the United States on the problems of strategic stability and information security was emphasized," the press service added.

On August 23, it was reported that Patrushev discussed the situation in Afghanistan with Sullivan.