Lavrov: Russia seeks to expand the list of participants of the truce in Syria


RIA Novosti

Russia is working on expanding the list of participants of the truce in Syria, said Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov after a meeting of the Ministerial Council of the SCO.

“We now seek to adherence to the agreement on the cease-fire was expanded by new factions of the armed opposition” — quoted Lavrov RIA Novosti.

According to him, difficulties arise due to the fact that there is a reverse process.

“Those who support the terrorist organization “Dzhabhat-EN-Nusra”*, trying to engage in it additional armed forces, thereby to separate them from the Astana process”, — said the Minister.

*”Jabhat Fatah al-sham” (“Frente al-Nusra”, “Dzhabhat EN Nusra”), “al-Qaeda” is a terrorist group banned in Russia.