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MOSCOW, December 20. /ITAR-TASS/. The preparation for an international conference on Syria in Geneva has been discussed by Russian president’s epical envoy for the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Secretary General of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary Opposition and Forces Badr Jamous, the RF Foreign Ministry reported on Friday.
“Within the framework of substantial exchange of views the sides placed the main emphasis on issues related to the preparation of an international conference on Syria that is scheduled for January 22, 2014,” the ministry said. “The Russian side also stressed the imperative need for the earliest political settlement of the crisis in the country through a comprehensive inter-Syrian dialogue without preconditions.