Lavrov: Russian approach to find settlement to crisis in Syria is based on international law

Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Minister , Sergey Lavrov, reiterated on Thursday that the Russian approach to find a settlement to the crisis in Syria is based on international law and respect for Syria’s unity, sovereignty and territorial integrity.

Lavrov, in an interview with Russian magazine posted on Russian Foreign Ministry website, said that the presence of the Russian forces in Syria came upon request of its legitimate government, adding that their contribution has become decisive in the victory over terrorism.

“We work to stabilize the situation on the ground and push forward the political settlement process as well as provide humanitarian assistance for the purpose of post-war reconstruction and the return of Syrian refugees to their homeland,” Lavrov said.

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