Ukraine’s Savchenko says wants to run for president in 2019World May 25, 3:38
Putin venerates St Nicholas's relics in Cathedral of the SaviorSociety & Culture May 24, 21:53
Putin points out Russia’s good relations with EgyptRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 21:30
Ukraine names conditions for Minsk accords' political part implementationWorld May 24, 20:44
Blaze-stricken Siberian areas expecting downpours that may quash firesSociety & Culture May 24, 19:45
Contact Group on Ukraine proposes more areas of disengagementWorld May 24, 19:39
Russian Emergencies Ministry says over 70 homes burn down in SiberiaSociety & Culture May 24, 18:49
International Chekhov Theater festival opens its doors for 13th time in MoscowSociety & Culture May 24, 18:44
Putin decorates commandoes for two-day face-to-face clash with militants in SyriaRussian Politics & Diplomacy May 24, 18:31
MOSCOW, July 17 (Itar-Tass) —— Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and UN-League of Arab States Syrian envoy Kofi Annan hope that the United Nations Security Council members will able to reach an agreement on Syria.
“Russian is ready for this work, we reached a compromise in Geneva on June 30, and I don’t see reasons why we should not agree in the United Nations Security Council on the same principles,” Lavrov said after Kofi Annan’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday.
Kofi Annan described his Moscow talks as a “very good meeting.” In his words, it centered round the steps to be taken in order to put an end to violence and begin the process of peaceful settlement.
The sides also touched upon the issue of United Nations Security Council resolutions. Annan expressed the hope that the members of the U.N. Security Council will be able to agree acceptable wording suitable for all.
“We must do our utmost to put an end to violence,” the Russian minister said. “I hope the U.N. Security Council will send a clear signal that what is going on [in Syria] is inacceptable.”
Lavrov apologized to reported for a brief meeting, saying that Kofi Annan “is in a hurry to catch the plane.”