Syria welcomes Lavrov's statement

  Damascus (ST)- Foreign and Expatriates Ministry has welcomed Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov's statement on making direct communications channel 

between Syria and Turkey.

Lavrov made his statement before the Russian Federation Council on October 10.

"Syria expressed to the Russian ambassador in Damascus  readiness to set up a joint Syrian-Turkish security committee, tasked with  finding  a proper mechanism to control the security situation on borders in a way that honors  the two countries ' national sovereignty," the ministry affirmed, according to SANA