Russia and Jordan’s Foreign Ministers Hold Talks on Resolving the Syrian Conflict

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi discussed the Syrian issue by phone, the Russian Foreign Ministry reports.

The Foreign Ministry statement added: “Al-Safadi informed Lavrov (by phone) of the results of the May 1 meeting of the foreign ministers of Jordan, Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Iraq and Syria, and Lavrov, in turn, welcomed the declared readiness at the meeting to contribute to the assistance to the Syrian settlement, including the solution of the Syrian issue, the solution of humanitarian problems, the restoration of infrastructure, the return of refugees, the fight against terrorism and drug smuggling, and the continuation of the intra-Syrian political process.

In addition, a comprehensive exchange of views took place on topical issues on the Middle East agenda. A common interest was emphasized in continuing to harmonize approaches to resolving conflict and crisis situations that have a negative impact on regional and international stability and security, the Foreign Ministry said in a statement.

The foreign ministers of the two countries also discussed the issue of further strengthening Russian-Jordanian bilateral cooperation.

The foreign ministers of Jordan, Syria, Egypt, Saudi Arabia and Iraq met in Amman on Monday as part of the continuation of the Arab consultations on Syria and its return to the Arab League that began last April in the Saudi city of Jeddah.

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