Russia says there is still a chance for peace in Syria

There is a still a chance for peace in Syria and the world must not let it pass, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov was quoted as saying on Thursday, according to Reuters.

Speaking to students in Kazakhstan, Lavrov welcomed the Syrian government's acceptance of Russia's proposal that Damascus place its chemical weapons under international control.

"I am certain that there's a chance for peace in Syria," he said, adding a warning that military intervention would further destabilize Syria and the region, Interfax news agency reported.

M.D

Share