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MOSCOW, September 12 (Itar-Tass) — A delegation of Russian Federation Council members is ready to visit Syria with a fact-finding mission in the near future, member of the committee on international affairs under the Federation Council upper house of the Russian parliament Mikhail Margelov told reporters on Monday.
Margelov was speaking after a meeting with representative of the Syrian president for information and political issues Bouthaina Shaaban.
"The Russian delegation will be led by FC deputy speaker Ilyas Umakhanov," Margelov said. He underlined that both the Opposition and Mrs Shaaban had supported the idea to send the mission.