The head of the Syrian foreign Ministry will visit Russia next week

The head of the Syrian foreign Ministry will visit Russia next week


Foreign Minister Walid Muallem and Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov will discuss further common steps in the fight against terrorism and the promotion of a political settlement of the Syrian conflict.

MOSCOW, 18 Nov. Foreign Minister Walid Muallem next week will visit Russia and meet with Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov, said the special envoy of the Russian President for the Middle East and North Africa, Deputy foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov.

“Now we are waiting for confirmation, next week we expect will be very fruitful and in-depth our two Ministerial consultations,” he said.

According to Bogdanov, the meeting will discuss results and prospects “further our work on two main areas — the fight against terrorism and the promotion of a political process based on Geneva communiqué of 30 June 2012 and Vienna agreements.”