Lavrov: Terrorism hotbed must be eliminated in Idleb

Moscow, SANA- Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reiterated the need for eradicating the hotbed of terrorism in Idleb province.

Lavrov’s remarks came during a press conference with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif on Wednesday in Moscow.

Lavrov said that Jabhat al-Nusra terrorist organizations controls most of Idleb’s area and continue to target civilians , positions of the Syrian Arab Army ,and Hmeimim Airbase, , which cannot be allowed.

Lavrov stressed that situation in al-Jazira region is concerning and Washington’s behaviors in Syria violate UNSC resolutions, which stress abidance by Syria’s unity and territorial integrity.

For his part, Zarif affirmed the necessity of continuing efforts for finding a political solution to crisis in Syria, pointing out to the importance of Astana formula to make a progress in this regard.


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