6 July 201813:20

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin’s meeting with Syria’s Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad


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On July 6, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin received Ambassador of the Syrian Arab Republic to Russia Riyad Haddad at the latter’s request.

The parties discussed the Syria settlement based on UN Security Council Resolution 2254 with emphasis on the importance of forming and starting the work of the Constitutional Committee in Geneva in accordance with the results of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi. Sergey Vershinin also informed Riyad Haddad in detail about preparations for the 10th International Meeting on Syria in Sochi.

Mr Vershinin expressed Russia’s support for the Syrian government’s efforts designed to ensure the safe, voluntary and dignified return of Syrian citizens to their homes in areas liberated from terrorists.

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