BERLIN, September 18. /TASS/. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's spokesman on Friday pointed to Russia’s important role in resolving the crisis in Syria.
"We have spoken about it in recent days and weeks, Russia is playing a major role and bears responsibility for the Syrian issue," spokesman Steffen Seibert told a regular government news conference in Berlin.
"We hope it will become possible together with Russia and the United States to enter the path leading to a political resolution," Seibert said.