IBU Executive Board finds no grouns to suspend Russia's biathlon teamSport January 21, 22:53
Russia terrified watching monuments destroyed in Palmyra — culture ministerRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 21, 17:08
Russian bombers deliver successfully strikes on terrorists' facilities in SyriaWorld January 21, 15:39
Denmark uses Russian data in its application for expanding shelf — ministerBusiness & Economy January 21, 15:15
Agreement on bases in Syria to serve strengthening of stability in Middle East — MPRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 21:18
Trump's inaugural address: When America is united, America is totally unstoppableWorld January 20, 20:57
Hermitage chief: New Palmyra destruction comes across as militants' vengeanceRussian Politics & Diplomacy January 20, 20:29
Russia's first deputy PM wants to keep current tax system for next political cycleBusiness & Economy January 20, 19:53
Russia’s Shipulin clinches gold in 20km individual race of IBU World Cup stage in ItalySport January 20, 19:18
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.