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Humanitarian assistance to Syrians was in focus of a telephone conversation between Russian and German Foreign Ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Heiko Maas, the Russian foreign ministry said on Tuesday.
Axar.az reports citing Russian media.
"The sides discussed issues of the current Middle East agenda with a focus on the situation in and around Syria," the ministry said. "The two top diplomats discussed key issues of humanitarian assistance to all Syrians in the entire country, without politicization, discrimination and preliminary conditions."
"The ministers exchanged views on the United Nations Security Council debates about the prospects of the cross-border humanitarian assistance mechanism in Syria," it added.
The Russian foreign minister drew attention of his German counterpart to the fact that all humanitarian operations should be agreed with Damascus. He also pointed to the negative impacts of the European Union’s and the United States’ anti-Syrian sanctions that are still in place despite UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ calls.
2020.07.07 / 21:14