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Issues of settling conflicts in Syria and Libya and combating the novel coronavirus infection were in focus of a telephone conversation between Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
Axar.az reports citing foreign media.
"Key attention was paid to the problems of the Syrian and Libyan settlement with a focus on certain aspects of the United Nations’ activities on these tracks, as well as to issues of the work of the World Health Organization to respond to the consequences of the novel coronavirus pandemic," it said.
The sides exchanged views on the situation in Syria’s Idlib de-escalation zone and discussed the implementation of agreements that had been reached by the Russian and Turkish leaders on March 5 in Moscow. Apart from that, Lavrov and Guterres noted the threat of increased terrorist activities in Syria amid the coronavirus pandemic and stressed the necessity "to ensure lasting security and stability in the country on the basis of its sovereignty and territorial integrity," the ministry said.
2020.06.01 / 22:33