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Iran, Russia underlines diplomatic solution to Syrian crisis

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Moscow, Dec 18, IRNA -- Iranian and Russian officials on Tuesday underlined the need for finding a diplomatic solution to Syrian crisis.

Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Countries Amir Abdollahian in a meeting with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and Russian president's special representative for Syrian affairs Ilyas Akhmadov in Moscow criticized continuation of conflicts as well as anti-Syria stance of Arab and western countries.

He also underlined Iran's six-point proposal as a way to end the Syrian crisis.

Amirabdollahian said Iran and Russia support the diplomatic efforts of the UN Secretary General's special representative Lakhdar Brahimi and President Bashar Al-Asad's reform programs.

Islamic Republic News Agency/IRNA NewsCode: 1034321

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