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TASS, 24 Dec. Russia supports the participation of all permanent members of the UN Security Council, including Russia, in an international conference on Cyprus. This was stated by Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov in an interview to the Cypriot newspaper Simerini published on Sunday.
According to him, Moscow takes the UN a Central place in the process of resolving the situation on the island, as the whole negotiation process is based on the resolutions of the UN Security Council. “It is therefore logical to our proposal on the participation of all permanent members of the UN Security Council, including, of course, Russia, in discussing the external aspects of the settlement and, consequently, in an international conference on Cyprus”, – said the Russian foreign Minister.