Russia steps up diplomacy before Assad envoy Visit

Jerusalem Post
Wednesday 20th February, 2013

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was due to meet Wednesday with Arab League Secretary-General Nabil El-Arabi and the foreign ministers of Egypt, Iraq, Kuwait and Lebanon.Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Al-Muallem will travel to Moscow on February 25, in the first such high-level meeting since opposition leader Moaz al-Khatib reached out to Syrian President Bashar Assad’s allies Russia and Iran by holding talks with foreign ministers of both countries in Munich this month.

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