8 November 201717:46

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s telephone conversation with Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir


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On November 8, Russian Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov had a telephone conversation with Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Adel al-Jubeir at the latter's initiative.

The Saudi Minister shared with Mr Bogdanov his assessments and ideas about the situation in Yemen and Lebanon, as well as anti-corruption measures the Saudi leadership is taking.

Mr Bogdanov expressed support for Saudi efforts to convene an expanded meeting of the Syrian opposition in Riyadh with a view to forming a united delegation for participation in the Geneva talks on the basis of UN Security Council Resolution 2254.

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