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MOSCOW, February 9./TASS/. Russian president’s special envoy for the Middle East, Mikhail Bogdanov, and a delegation of the National Coalition of the Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces have discussed preparations for intra-Syrian talks in Geneva, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.
They "thoroughly exchanged opinions on the developing situation in Syria and around it with an accent on a set of issues of political settlement of the Syrian crisis, including inclusive intra-Syrian talks under UN auspices, scheduled in Geneva for February 20," the Russian ministry said.
Deputy Foreign Minister Bogdanov expressed a strong bid that all the main groups of the Syrian opposition show maximally constructive approach basing on Resolution 2254 of the UN Security Council, and be guided by supreme interests of Syria and its people, the Foreign Ministry said.
The Syrian delegation included deputy chairman of the Coalition Abdelahad Steifo, and members of its political bureau - Hadi al-Bahra and Badr Jamus.
A new round of talks on Syria in Geneva is scheduled for February 20.