The Russian foreign Ministry: Russia and the Arab League will cooperate in addressing crises in the region and the fight against IG


MOSCOW, October 17. Russia and the League of Arab States to cooperate in addressing crises in the region and the fight against terrorist group “Islamic state” (IG). This was reported in the Russian depodesta on the results of the meeting in Cairo, the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Secretary General of the League Nabil al-Arabi.

“There was held a detailed exchange of views on the situation in the Middle East and North Africa with emphasis on the situation in Syria, Libya, Yemen, and the Palestinian-Israeli settlement, – said the Ministry. – We reaffirmed our mutual desire to consolidate the coordinated collective efforts in the interests of political and diplomatic resolution of crisis situations in the region in parallel to countering the threat posed by ISIS and other terrorist organizations”.

When discussing topical issues of cooperation in the format Russia – Arab League agreement on holding Ministerial meeting of the Russian-Arab cooperation forum to the end of 2015 in Moscow, have informed in the Russian foreign Ministry.