Lavrov to discuss Syria and Libya with the Foreign Minister of Jordan

19 February 2020


Today, February 19, a meeting of the Russian and Jordanian Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov and Ayman al-Safadi will take place in Moscow.


According to the Russian Foreign Ministry, the main topic of the talks will be the situation in Syria and Libya and the problems of Palestinian-Israeli settlement.

“One of the central topics is expected to be the situation in and around Syria. In line with the common approaches, Russia and Jordan favorite an early settlement of the Syrian crisis on the basis of UN Security Council resolution 2254, in support of the unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity of Syria, and cooperate in the interests of the final elimination of international terrorists on its territory, ”the statement says.


Regarding the issues of Palestinian-Israeli settlement, Moscow and Amman, as stated in a press release, “are committed to a two-state solution to the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on a universally recognized international legal basis, which includes relevant resolutions of the Security Council and the UN General Assembly, as well as the Arab Peace Initiative".


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