ST. PETERSBURG, June 1. /TASS/. The Damascus delegation is ready to take part in the next round of talks on the Syrian crisis resolution, Syrian Ambassador to Russia Riyad Haddad told TASS on the sidelines of the 2017 St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Thursday.
"Yes, we will definitely take part (in the talks," the diplomat said, adding that the Syrian government is ready for "steady movement towards political settlement."
"We want the intra-Syrian dialogue to continue, we are against any directions from the outside," Haddad said.