TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Xinhua) -- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said here Wednesday that his country supports invitation of Iran to Geneva II talks on Syria.
All parties involved in Syria's political struggle should attend the Geneva II talks, Lavrov said, adding that those countries which have influence in Syria developments should also be present in the talks.
Russia considers it important for Iran to be invited to the Geneva II talks, the visiting Russian foreign minister said in a joint press conference with his Iranian counterpart.
Russia sees wide understanding on Syrian chemical weapons destruction
MOSCOW, Dec. 9 (Xinhua) -- There is wide understanding on how to destroy Syrian chemical stockpiles safely, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said Monday.
"There is mutual understanding on the very high level among all participants of that process. I think the optimal decisions will be found," Bogdanov told reporters. Full story