Mosco - information office - December 23
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani met on Wednesday with HE Minister of Foreign Affairs of Russian Federation Sergey Lavrov, During his visit to Russia.
In the beginning of the meeting, HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs conveyed the greetings of HH the Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani to HE President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin, wishing him health and happiness and the government and people of the Russian Federation sustained progress and prosperity.
During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral cooperation relations and means of boosting and reinforcing them further in the different fields. they also reviewed the developments in the region, especially the Gulf crisis and the situation in Syria, Palestine, Libya and Iran in addition to issues of common interest.
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs reiterated the State of Qatar's steadfast support of international efforts aimed at reaching a political solution to the Syrian crisis on the basis of the first Geneva Declaration of 2012 and the relevant Security Council resolutions, especially Resolution No. 2254, in a manner that meets the legitimate aspirations of the Syrian people for security, stability and preserving its territorial integrity.