22 Jan 2018 18:43

Russian Deputy FM Bogdanov, Syrian ambassador Haddad discuss run-up to National Dialogue Congress in Sochi

MOSCOW. Jan 22 (Interfax) - Russian Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov received Syrian Ambassador in Moscow Riyad Haddad at the latter's request on Monday.

"In confidential talks the parties have discussed the situation unfolding in Syria and surrounding it with the focus on the set of Syrian crisis political settlement issues. The interlocutors focused on the progress of preparations to holding the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi," the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement.