Lavrov reaffirms Moscow’s stance in rejection of trump’s declaration on occupied Syrian Golan

Moscow, SANA – Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov renewed Moscow’s stance in rejection of the US President Donald Trump’s declaration over the occupied Syrian Golan, considering it as a blatant violation of the international legitimacy and the UN Charter.

In a press conference held in the conclusion of the fifth Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum in Moscow Tuesday, Lavrov stressed the need for a political solution to the crisis in Syria in accordance to the UN Resolution No. 2254 and the outcomes of the Intra-Syrian Dialogue Conference in Sochi.

He pointed out that the Forum’s attendees agree on rejecting foreign meddling in crises of the region and on the need for respecting sovereignty of its states and intensifying efforts for eliminating terrorism.

In a different context, Lavrov said that the UN Special Envoy to Syria, Geir Pedersen, was invited to attend the special talks on Astana Process, which is scheduled to be held in the current month in the Kazakh Capital of Nur-Sultan.

Rasha Milhem

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