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Pedersen hopes fruitful cooperation between Russia and US administration to find political solution to crisis in Syria

Moscow, UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir Pedersen, hoped a fruitful cooperation between Russia and US new administration would find a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

Pedersen, responding to a question about the possibility of any Russian – US cooperation on Syria, told reporters today in Sochi “I hope to see a successful cooperation between the two sides.”

He announced that he will go to Syria after his meeting with Lavrov in Moscow on Thursday, saying “ I will go to Moscow to hold talks with Lavrov, and after the end of talks in Moscow, I will go to Damascus.”

The 15th International Meeting on Syria within Astana Format started activities on Tuesday morning in the Russian Sochi Resort at the Black Sea with the participation of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation, headed by Ayman Sousan, Assistant Foreign and Expatriates Minister.

 

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency

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