MOCOW, November 29, 13:08 /ITAR-TASS/. Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will discuss at a Russia-NATO meeting on December 4 in Brussels the situations around Syria and in Afghanistan, Russia’s foreign ministry said on Friday.
"Participants in the meeting will exchange views on the current issues of the international agenda, which affect the security in the Euro-Atlantic region (the situations in Syria and in Afghanistan). They will also discuss existing problems and future of the relations between Russia and NATO in reacting to common risks and security threats," the source said.
“An important part of the meeting will be the discussion of further cooperation on Afghanistan following the end of the international forces’ mission due in 2014. The participants will pay special attention to the necessary international legal base for the planned presence of NATO in Afghanistan,” the foreign ministry said.