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KUWAIT CITY, February 19. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia upholds the talks on Syria within the Geneva II Peace Conference, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after a meeting with Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Mohammad Al-Sabah on Wednesday.
Russia hopes that UN/LAS Special Envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi will facilitate the success of the conference, Lavrov said.
“Special attention was paid to the situation in Syria. We have certain disagreements on the goal of the conference. But the goal is common,” the Russian minister said.
“We want to see Syria a prosperous country where all confessions have equal rights. We back the Geneva II talks,” he said, adding “We hope that Lakhdar Brahimi will facilitate their fruitful development.