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BRUSSELS, December 04. /ITAR-TASS/. NATO is starting to better understand the necessity of political and diplomatic measures due to be taken to settle crises, particularly the conflict in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said after a session of the Russia-NATO Council on Wednesday.
“Such measures are effective,” Lavrov said.
“We believe that NATO’s position pins hopes on further work with American and Western partners. We also hope that NATO will comply with the principles of international law,” the Russian minister said.
“We’re satisfied that there was progress on Syria’s chemical weapons and the convocation of the Geneva II Peace Conference,” he said, adding “Today Russia and the Alliance made a joint statement on Syrian chemical weapons.