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MOSCOW, February 04, 22:41 /ITAR-TASS/. Developments in Syria and around it were discussed on Tuesday by Mikhail Bogdanov, the Russian President’s special envoy for the Middle East and deputy foreign minister, and Mehdi Sanai, Iran’s ambassador to Moscow, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.
“The developments in Syria and around it were discussed during the conversation, also in the context of the results of the first round of the inter-Syrian talks in the framework of the international Geneva II conference on January 24-31,” the ministry noted. “The Russian side stressed the importance of continuing the negotiations between the Syrian government and the opposition with constructive assistance of all interested players with a view to an early political settlement of the Syrian crisis through the implementation of the June 30, 2012 Geneva Communique,” the ministry noted.