29 Aug 2018 20:34

Bogdanov, Lebanese ambassador discuss return of Syrian refugees

MOSCOW. Aug 29 (Interfax) - Russian Deputy Foreign Minister and Special Presidential Representative to the Middle East and Africa Mikhail Bogdanov has received Lebanese Ambassador to Russia Shawki Bou Nassar in Moscow at the latter's request, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.

"At the talks, the current situation in Lebanon and Syria was discussed thoroughly. In addition, they focused on the problem of Syrian refugees who are in Lebanon and their return to their homeland in accordance with the well-known Russian initiative," the ministry said.