MOSCOW, January 09. /ITAR-TASS/. Russia regrets that the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces continues to set forth preconditions for taking part in the Geneva II Peace Conference, the Foreign Ministry reported on Thursday.
Commenting on preparations for the Geneva conference, the ministry said, “There is no alternative to political and diplomatic means to settle the Syrian crisis. The launch of the Geneva conference in Montreux, Switzerland, on January 22 is designed to cease any violence and bloodshed in Syria.