Russia dismisses report of US, UN, Syria opposition meeting



Reuters

Published — Friday 1 February 2013

Last update 1 February 2013 5:54 pm

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MOSCOW: Russia contradicted reports that Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov would meet today with a Syrian opposition leader and senior US and United Nations officials, saying no such meeting was on Lavrov’s agenda as of Friday.
“As it stands today, there is no such meeting mentioned in the program of the Russian Foreign Minister,” Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said on Twitter.

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