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MOSCOW, April 13 (Itar-Tass) — Representative of the Syrian “internal” opposition will arrive in Moscow on April 16, an official close to a delegation told Itar-Tass on Friday.
“A part of the delegation will arrive in Moscow from Paris late on April 15, other members of the relegation will come here on April 16,” he said, adding that one of the leaders of the Syrian National Coordination Committee (NCC) Hussein Abdel Azim will chair the delegation.
The representatives of the Syrian opposition are expected to be received by Russian Presidential Special Envoy for the Middle East and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, as well as with Chairman of the State Duma Committee on International Affairs Alexei Pushkov and representatives of the Federation Council (upper house of Russia’s parliament).
According to the official, the guests plan to discuss the recent developments in Syria. They plan to declare their point of view on the situation, and hope to hear Russia’s stance and ideas for the settlement of the crisis.