Russia seeks agreement with Western countries on the return of displaced Syrians, Lavrov says
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that Russia seeks an agreement with western countries on the principles of joint work on the return of displaced Syrians to their country.
“Together with the Chief of the Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov during the visit to Paris we discussed with the colleagues the Syrian refugees issue,” Lavrov said addressing the Territory of Meanings National Educational Youth Forum on Monday.
“We want to agree on the principles of joint work on this issue,” he added.
“This is a pressing issue for both Europeans and the entire Middle East region,” Lavrov pointed out.
Over the past few months, hundreds of displaced Syrians in Lebanon returned to their houses via Jdeidet Yabous crossing on the Syrian-Lebanese borders and al-Zamrani crossing into the areas of al-Qalamoun, al-Zabadani, Beit Jin in Damascus countryside after rehabilitating and restoring infrastructures damaged by terrorists.