Russia and Israel discuss situation in Syria

Russia and Israel discuss situation in Syria

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin held a meeting with Israeli Ambassador to Russia Gary Koren on July 4, according to the press release posted on the website of the Russian foreign ministry.

At the meeting, the officials had an in-depth exchange of views on a broad agenda including the developments in Syria and related matters. They also discussed a number of topical issues of the Russian-Israeli relations.

Russia Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov earlier said that he raised the issue of lifting unilateral sanctions against Syria at talks with his Jordanian counterpart Ayman Safadi.