Moscow is in contact with some members of US President-elect Donald Trump’s team on the Syrian crisis, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Wednesday.

 

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“These are different people whom we have known for a long time already,” Bogdanov said giving no further details.

 

Bogdanov also noted that Russia’s Foreign Ministry hopes that relations between Russia and the US on Syria will improve under the Trump administration.

 

“Of course, we hope so,” he said answering a question on the issue.