Lavrov Reiterates Russia’s Refusal of Foreign Interference in Syria, Regrets Decision of Stopping Observer Mission

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

MOSCOW, (Source: SANA) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov regretted the Arab League’s decision to suspend the work of the Arab monitors’ mission, adding that sending a peacekeeping mission needs Syria’s approval in the first place.

In a joint press conference with his Emirati counterpart Abdullah Bin Zayed in Moscow, Lavrov stressed his country’s rejection of any foreign interference in Syria’s internal affairs.

He added that it is a must to seek solutions in Syria away from foreign interference in its internal affairs, in addition to supporting efforts to reach peaceful solutions.

He stressed the need to provide all support to conduct a comprehensive dialogue that satisfies all spectrums of the Syrian society.

Lavrov called for ceasing all forms of violence in Syria including the practices of the armed groups. Regarding the AL decision to send a peacekeeping mission to Syria, Lavrov said that Moscow requires the Arab countries to provide more clarifications in this regard. Continue reading