The situation in Syria, in particular in Aleppo, was in focus of a meeting between Russian president’s envoy for the Middle East and African countries and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov and visiting Director-General for Political and Security Affairs at the French Foreign Ministry Nicolas de Riviere, the Russian foreign ministry said on Monday.

 

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“The sides exchanged views on the current Middle East agenda with a focus on the development of the situation in Syria, including humanitarian aspects of the situation in Aleppo,” the ministry said.

 

The French diplomat arrived in Moscow for inter-ministerial consultations.