25 September 201714:23

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov’s meeting with a delegation of the Syrian opposition’s Hmeimim group


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On September 25, Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov received a delegation of the Syrian opposition’s Hmeimim group headed by Ilian Maasad.

The parties exchanged views on a wide range of issues of the Syrian settlement and discussed the prospects of promoting the political process in Syria based on UN Security Council Resolution 2254 in the form of a broad inter-Syrian dialogue.

The Russian side called for consolidating the Syrian opposition as a responsible partner in the negotiations without preconditions with the delegation of the Syrian Government in Geneva under the aegis of the United Nations.

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