Lavrov affirms necessity of defeating terrorism completely in Syria & resolving crisis politically

Moscow (ST): Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has affirmed the necessity of defeating terrorism completely in Syria and resolving the crisis in it politically through  Syria-Syrian dialogue without any foreign interference according to the UN resolution No.2254.

Meeting the Speaker of the Libyan House of Representatives Akila Saleh, Lavrov clarified that Russia supports the complete implementation of the UN Security Council Resolution No. 2254 for resolving the crisis in Syria  and affirms the necessity of the political solution through inter-Syrian dialogue.

Lavrov stressed the necessity of defeating terrorism in Syria, Libya and in any part of the Middle East , because it is a joint duty that should be done away from double standards and the attempts being made by some states to implement their geopolitical agendas in the region. 

In turn, Saleh affirmed that there is no military solution for the Libyan crisis, noting that political openness of the Russian diplomacy made it an effective mediator for resolving international crises including the Libyan one.