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MOSCOW, October 16. /TASS/. Russia calls on the world community to help exterminate terrorism in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday after a meeting between Russian president’s special Middle East and Africa envoy and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov with a delegation of the Syrian Social Nationalist Party lead by head of its external relations Hassan Sakr.
"The sides exchanged opinions on the development of situation in and around Syria," the ministry said. "The Russian side laid a focus on the necessity to consolidate international efforts to exterminate a dangerous terrorist hot spot in Syria and to launch political process by means of an intra-Syrian national dialogue on the basis of the Geneva communique of June 30, 2012."
Consolidation of international efforts to counter terrorist threat in Syria was in focus of a meeting between Russian president’s Middle East and Africa envoy and Deputy Foreign Ministry Mikhail Bogdanov and Syrian Ambassador to Moscow Riyad Haddad, the Russian Foreign Ministry added.
"The sides exchanged views on the development of the situation in Syria with a special focus on the necessity of consolidation of international, regional and intra-Syrian efforts in countering terrorist groups in Syria and in the interests of swift political settlement of the Syrian crisis," the ministry said.