Russia denies asking to put off UN Security Council’s conference on Syria

Russia has denied asking to put off a UN Security Council’s conference on Syria. The meeting was initially set for yesterday, September 10,according to Voice of Russia.

Russian foreign ministry’s spokesman Alexander Lukashevich today said that Moscow had moved to hold a meeting on Syria, but the decision to postpone it was made by request of the Council’s members.

Russia reacted to a BBC-circulated report that it had allegedly asked the UN Security Council to put off a September 10 conference on Syria till a later date.