Thursday, March 2, 2017

Russia: HNC Opposition Group Sabotaging Syria Peace Talks

The Russian Foreign Ministry on Thursday said the opposition High Negotiations Committee is sabotaging Syrian peace talks in Geneva.

Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said Moscow was wondering whether the HNC was capable of doing a peace deal, RIA Novosti reported.

Zakharova also said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold talks with his German counterpart, Sigmar Gabriel in Mosow on March 9, and the Syrian crisis will be on the agenda.

"On March 9, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will hold in Moscow talks with German Vice-Chancellor and Federal Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr. Gabriel," the diplomat said.

"The two ministers will discuss the schedule of the upcoming political contacts and a number of practical bilateral issues, including progress in the implementation of specific projects in trade, economy, cultural, humanitarian, historical and memorial areas," Zakharova noted.

According to Zakharova, the two top diplomats are also expected to exchange views "on pressing international issues focusing on multilateral efforts aimed at resolving the Ukrainian and Syrian crises and the normalization of the situation in Libya."

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