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MOSCOW, June 8 (Itar-Tass) — Russia and the United States support the peace plan of UN/LAS Envoy Kofi Annan and are prepared for close coordination of their efforts in the Syrian settlement, the U.S. Embassy said on Friday, following bilateral consultations on Syria.
Russian Presidential Representative for the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov held consultations with U.S. Special Envoy on the Middle East Fred Hoff and U.S. Ambassador to Moscow Michael McFaul.
The sides reaffirmed their support to the six-item plan of Annan and discussed ways of pooling international efforts around it, the embassy said. It also said that Moscow and Washington continued to coordinate their efforts towards the Syrian settlement.