Lavrov calls for a broad representation of the Kurds in Sochi

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov called for "broad representation of the Kurds" at the Syrian dialogue conference "Sochi" and said: "The decisions taken at the conference and approved by the United Nations determine the interests of the Syrian Kurds."

Lavrov stressed during a joint press conference with the Secretary-General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Yousef al-Othaimeen, on Wednesday in Moscow, the need for a direct dialogue between the Syrian government and the Kurds "in the context of the unity of Syrian territory," he said, adding, "It is in the interest of the Kurds to participate in this dialogue and we will welcome this."

He also pointed out that there should be "broad representation of the Kurds" in the Syrian dialogue conference "Sochi" and called for taking "the interests of the Syrian Kurds into account."

Source: NPA

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