MOSCOW, October 12. /TASS/. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and EU High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Frederica Mogherini discussed the situation in Syria, as well as in other countries of the region, the Russian Foreign Ministry said, adding that the conversation was initiated by the EU foreign policy chief.
"During the conversation, they discussed the Syrian settlement, as well as the situation in other countries of the region, in particular in Yemen and Iraq," the ministry said.
Their previous conversation was held on October 3 and also focused on Syria. The Russian Foreign Ministry said Lavrov and Mogherini agreed that the settlement in the country should proceed without unilateral preconditions and demands.
The EU foreign policy service said the head of the EU diplomacy concentrated on a need to provide humanitarian aid to the residents of Syrian Aleppo as soon as possible.