Russian President Vladimir Putin will accommodate with UN and Arab League attach� Kofi Annan in Moscow on Jul 17 to plead a Syria crisis, a Kremlin press bureau reported on Sunday.
“In a march of a stirring visit, Russia intends to reaffirm a support for a assent devise due by Kofi Annan to settle a predicament in Syria by domestic and tactful means,” a press bureau pronounced in a statement.
“Russia deduction from a fact that this devise is a solitary viable height to solve inner Syrian problems,” a matter said.
Annan will arrive in Russia for a two-day revisit on Jul 16-17.
“This is already a second revisit by a special attach� to Moscow in a past 4 months,” a matter said.
The conflict, that began in Mar final year, has left between 13,000 and 17,000 people dead, according to Syrian rights activists quoted by a United Nations.
Russia has regularly uttered support for a Annan-proposed assent devise in Syria, that requires a ceasefire by a supervision army and a armed antithesis and a start of a domestic dialog between them.
The assent devise has unsuccessful so distant and on Thursday western countries – members of a UN Security Council began talks on a Syria fortitude that would give a supervision of President Bashar al-Assad 10 days to approve with a formerly concluded assent devise or face punishment trimming from tactful and mercantile sanctions to a use of troops force underneath Chapter 7 of a UN Charter.
Russia pronounced on Thursday it would halt a Western-backed breeze if it is put to a opinion during a UN Security Council.
“We have settled regularly that Chapter 7 of a UN Charter is unsuitable to us,” Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said.
Moscow and Beijing have twice vetoed Security Council resolutions that so most as hinted during sanctions againt a Assad government.
Russia has due a possess breeze fortitude that would extend a UN monitoring goal to Syria for 90 days, but any hazard of sanctions.