The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation      28/11/2014

On 28 November, the Russian President’s Special Representative for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Mikhail Bogdanov met with Randa Kassis, Chairman of the Syrian opposition Movement for a Pluralistic Society, who is visiting Moscow.

The parties discussed prospects for a political settlement of the Syrian crisis through inclusive national dialogue aimed at reaching mutually acceptable agreements on the basis of the Geneva Communique of 30 June 2012. In this context, they exchanged views on Russia’s initiative to arrange consultations in Moscow for representatives of the patriotic Syrian opposition.