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MOSCOW, June 21. /TASS/. Anti-terrorism efforts and political settlement in Syria were in focus of a meeting between Russian president’s special envoy for the Middle East and African countries and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Syria’s Ambassador to Moscow Riyad Haddad, the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
"The sides discussed the development of the situation in Syria, including issues of political settlement of the Syrian crisis and the task of efficient efforts against the terrorist threat," the ministry said. "The two diplomats also discussed current aspects of Russia-Syria economic cooperation."
The meeting was organized at the request of the Syrian diplomat.