Saturday, July 31

Lavrentiev , Vershinin discuss with Pedersen the situation in Syria

Moscow, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin and Russian President’s Special Envoy for Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, discussed on Sunday with UN special envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen the solution to the crisis in Syria.

“The talks focused on the situation in Syria, with emphasis on the importance of boosting the political process led and implemented by the Syrians themselves with the help of the UN,” Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The two sides stressed the necessity of providing humanitarian aid to Syria in accordance with the rules of international humanitarian law, the resolutions of the Security Council and the UN General Assembly.

Source: Syria Arab News Agency