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Press release on Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov’s meeting with Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem
On September 22, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov met with Walid al-Moallem, Syrian Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign and Expatriates Minister, on the sidelines of the 72nd UN General Assembly session in New York.
In the course of their conversation the officials exchanged views on the situation in Syria and the region as a whole. They focused on the importance of consolidating the positive trends “on the ground” in Syria, building up humanitarian assistance for all those who need it, rebuilding economic and social infrastructure, and creating favourable conditions for rapid progress toward a political settlement in Syria under UN Security Council Resolution 2254.
They also addressed current aspects of the countries’ diversified bilateral cooperation.