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MOSCOW, June 14 (Itar-Tass) - Russia is calling for continuing careful preparation of an international conference on Syria, diplomats said ahead of Italian Foreign Minister Emma Bonino's visit to Moscow.
"The talks will focus on a range of problems related to the development of the situation in Syria and around it within an emphasis on preparation of the Russia- and USA-initiated international conference on overcoming the crisis in Syria," the diplomats said. Russia will underline the necessity of careful preparation of this conference, which should ensure the transfer of the Syrian crisis into the vein of political settlement, and launch Syrian dialogue for implementing, in full measure, the provisions of the Geneva communiqu· on Syria dated June 30, 2012.