Moscow, Cairo agree to cooperate closely in settling Syrian crisis - Lavrov

Moscow and Cairo have agreed to cooperate closely in settling the armed conflict in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.

“We agreed to continue close cooperation within the framework of the International Support Syria Group in the context of these positive changes that have been noted lately, the success of the realization of the Russian-American initiative in regard to the cessation of hostilities, providing humanitarian access to the populations in need, and to the beginning the political process,” Lavrov said during a joint press conference in Moscow with Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry.

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