MOSCOW, June 28. /TASS/. A delegation of Syria’s opposition Kurdish National Council has been received at the Russian Foreign Ministry. After a meeting between Russian president’s special envoy for the Middle East and African countries and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov with the delegation, the foreign ministry stressed that Moscow calls for involving all Syria’s ethnic and religious groups in the Geneva peace talks.
"The sides exchanged views on the development of the situation in Syria and the tasks of political settlement of the Syrian crisis on the basis of the Geneva communique of June 30, 2012, corresponding resolutions of the United Nations Security Council and the International Syria Support Group," the ministry said.
"It was stressed that it is important to involve representatives of the country’s all ethnic and religious groups to the intra-Syrian negotiating process in Geneva to find lasting solutions and decide on the future of a united, independent and sovereign Syria," the ministry said.