“The Syrian problem has no relationship to Ukraine except that both countries made attempts to change the regime. Ukraine’s attempt was successful,” Lavrov said.
“All UN Security Council resolutions consider terrorism in all its forms unacceptable. It cannot be justified on any grounds,” Lavrov said.
“A year ago the G8 summiteers agreed that the Syrian government and the patriotic opposition had joined efforts to combat terrorism and expel terrorists from Syria,” he said.
“Any talk of al-Assad's resignation being a precondition for the Geneva conference is inadmissible,” Lavrov said.