The first working meeting between Mr. Dmitry Shlyakhtin, President of Russian Athletic Federation, and Mr. Sebastian Coe, President of the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), took place on February 12, 2016 in the IAAF Headquarters in Monaco. Mr. Jean Gracia, IAAF Interim CEO/General Secretary attended the meeting.
In the course of the meeting both parties discussed various matters related to the current situation in Russian athletics and ways of bringing it out of crisis.
Dmitry Shlyakhtin informed IAAF leaders about the measures that have already been taken in order to reform RusAF activity. He mentioned that this process required a thorough and well planned activity and could not be solved within one day.
AAF President mentioned that he was in close contact with IAAF Taskforce chaired by Mr. Rune Andersen, and was well aware about the changes that have already happenned in RusAF.