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MOSCOW, June 20 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Iraqi Kurdistan President Masoud Barzani have discussed the upcoming Geneva-2 conference on Syria, the Foreign Ministry reported on Thursday.
“Special attention was riveted to the Middle East settlement, primarily in the context of the Syrian crisis. Sergei Lavrov and Masoud Barzani noted that there was no alternative to the political settlement by convening the international conference on Syria in Geneva,” the ministry said.
Lavrov and Barzani met on the sidelines of the St Petersburg International Economic Forum, the ministry said.
In addition, “the meeting focused on the development of economic, investment and humanitarian relations with Kurdistan in the context of expanding relations between Russia and Iraq”, the ministry said.