Lavrov met with Syrian opposition delegation

21 January


Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is holding a meeting with a delegation of the Syrian opposition, who represent the "Moscow" and "Cairo" platforms. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova said this at a briefing on Thursday.

"Right now Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov is receiving a delegation of prominent Syrian opposition figures who represent the "Moscow" and "Cairo" platforms," she said.

"The meeting with the joint delegation is aimed at encouraging inter-Syrian dialogue to promote a political settlement in Syria on the basis of UN Security Council Resolution 2254 and facilitate the involvement of all Syrian political forces in constructive efforts for the post-conflict reconstruction of the country," Zakharova stressed.

Zakharova added that there will be consultations between the opposition and Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.


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