MID          7/12/2017

On December 7, Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilovmet with Randa Kassis, President of the Syrian opposition Movement for a Pluralistic Society.

The parties had an engaged discussion of the developments in Syria with an emphasis on the importance of intensified efforts for achieving political settlement of the crisis under the aegis of the UN based on UNSC Resolution 2254. In this context, the parties noted the timeliness and relevance of Russia’s initiative to hold the Syrian National Dialogue Congress with a focus on the importance of a constitutional reform in Syria.