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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.”