18.07.2012

UN and League of Arab States Special Envoy in PRESIDENT HOTEL

Kofi Annan, UN and League of Arab States joint special envoy on Syria, on July 16-18, 2012, paid a visit to Moscow and was accommodated at the PRESIDENT HOTEL together with his entourage.

During his visit K.Annan met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and was received by President Vladimir Putin to discuss approaches to resolving the Syrian crisis.

In the course of negotiations, the Russian side one more time confirmed Russia’s support for Kofi Annan’s peaceful plan for a political and diplomatic settlement of the conflict in Syria as the only viable platform for the solution of Syria’s internal problems.

Kofi Annan described his Moscow talks as very good ones. In his words, the subject of negotiations was oriented towards the steps to be taken in order to put an end to violence and begin the process of peaceful settlement.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and UN and League of Arab States special envoy on Syria Kofi Annan envoy on Syria Kofi Annan expressed a hope that United Nations Security Council Members will be able to reach an agreement on Syria.

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