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MOSCOW, January 08, 15:43 /ITAR-TASS/. Russian presidential envoy for the Middle East and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov met with Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad at his request on Wednesday.
They exchanged views on the situation in Syria and around it in light of the preparation for the Geneva II international conference planned to be convened on January 22, the Russian Foreign Ministry said.