Matvienko: Congress in Sochi made a good start to a peaceful life in Syria

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MOSCOW, January 31. /TASS./ Congress of the Syrian national dialogue, held yesterday in Sochi was a good beginning for establishing peace in Syria, the speaker of the Federation Council Valentina Matvienko.

“I think that it should be a very good start to a peaceful settlement, peace process in Syria,” – said Matvienko reporters Wednesday. According to her, the fact that it was attended by special envoy of the UN Secretary General on Syria Staffan de Mistura, the delegation of Iran, Turkey, Kazakhstan, said “the legitimacy and importance of this event, and that the guarantor countries of the peace process ready to assist in its establishment”.