Russian foreign Minister: diplomats of Russia and Iran discussed the crisis in Syria and Yemen

MOSCOW, November 10. The issue of settlement of the Syrian and Yemeni crises discussed the special representative of the Russian President for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Iran’s Deputy foreign Minister Hossein Amir abdollahian. This was reported in the Russian depodesta.

“As part of a detailed exchange of views on topical issues of regional agenda focused on the issues related to Syrian and Yemeni settlement,” said the Russian foreign Ministry.

“Diagnosed with a need for coordinated efforts by the international community to combat the terrorist threat posed by the “Islamic state” and “dzhebhat EN-Nusra” and other extremist groups, and the early launch of negotiations between the SAR government and a wide spectrum of the Syrian opposition on the basis of the Geneva communiqué of 30 June 2012, with effective international support in accordance with the Vienna Declaration of 30 October”, – stressed in dipvedomstva.

It was noted the importance of further coordination between Moscow and Tehran in regional Affairs, including in the format of Vienna “group support Syria.”


“Islamic state” (ISIS) – an Islamist terrorist organization operating inside Iraq and Syria. Established on 15 October 2006 by the merger of 11 radical Sunni groups. The core group forming the militants, who fought with American troops during their stay in Iraq and with the forces of the government of Bashar al-Assad in Syria.

The IG recognized as a terrorist organization in the USA, Canada, UK, Australia, Turkey, Egypt, UAE, India, Indonesia, and Russia (29 December 2014).