Moscow and Amman stand for the need to implement early reconstruction projects for Syria in accordance with a UN Security Council resolution. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said this on Thursday at a press conference following talks with Jordanian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Ayman Hussein Abdallah al-Safadi.
"We noted the need to step up international assistance to Damascus in order to alleviate the humanitarian situation and implement early recovery projects in accordance with the Security Council resolution, which was adopted in July this year and which so far has not been taken into account by international donors," Lavrov said.
According to the Russian foreign minister, the need to implement Security Council Resolution 2254 was a particular focus of the talks with his Jordanian counterpart. "We confirmed our common position in support of the unity of sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Syrian state. We reaffirmed our support for the legitimate right of Syrians to determine their own future, taking into account the interests of all population groups," he said.
"We stressed the importance of consolidating international efforts in support of the solution of the mentioned problems and in support of the implementation of the UN Security Council resolution, we noted the particular importance of various multilateral formats, in particular the Astana format, where Jordan participates as an observer. We appreciate the desire of our Jordanian friends to promote the tasks of facilitating the Syrian settlement within the Arab League, and we welcome this approach," the Russian foreign minister added.
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Based on materials from TASS