MFA: special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the RAA carries out contacts in the middle East

MFA: special representative of the President of the Russian Federation on the RAA carries out contacts in the middle East


MOSCOW, December 28. The special envoy of the Russian President in resolving the Syrian crisis, Ambassador for special assignments Alexander Lavrentiev holds in these days of intense trust relationships in the Middle East. This was announced Monday at the Russian foreign Ministry.

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In Russian depodesta noted that the information of some media about the alleged otmahneshsya the visits of Russian delegations to Saudi Arabia is “not true”.

In some mass media there were allegations that ostensibly because of the elimination of near Damascus December 25, leader of the extremist group “Jaish al-Islam”, Zahran Allush and about 20 field commanders that illegal armed groups had canceled visits to Saudi Arabia a number of Russian delegations, – have informed in the Ministry. – This information is untrue”.

As stated in the Russian foreign Ministry, all previously planned by the Russian side trip to Saudi Arabia took place. “With Riyadh we are in active dialogue around the complex issues of resolving the crisis in Syria”, – stressed in dipvedomstva.

“I can confirm that the special representative of the President of the Russian Federation in resolving the Syrian crisis, Ambassador for special assignments Alexander Lavrentiev holds in these days of intense trust relationships in the Middle East”, – stated in the comments of the Ministry.