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MOSCOW, October 21 (Itar-Tass) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov met U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns on Monday to discuss bilateral and international issues.
Earlier, Russian special envoy for the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov conferred with Burns to discuss the situation in Syria and around it in order to settle the Syrian crisis by political means and convene the Geneva II Peace Conference as soon as possible in compliance with the Geneva communique of June 30, 2012.
Burns also met Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov. “Special attention was paid to Iran’s nuclear problem and chemical disarmament of Syria. The diplomats also discussed bilateral issues,” the Russian Foreign Ministry reported.