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Pompeo and Lavrov discussed the settlement in Syria, Libya and Afghanistan

The Russian foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov discussed by telephone with U.S. Secretary of state Mike Pompeo resolving conflicts in Libya, Syria and Afghanistan, said the Russian foreign Ministry.

The conversation took place on the initiative of the American side.

"Outlines the challenges of conflict resolution in some regions of the world, including the situation in Afghanistan, Libya and Syria," - said in a statement on the website of the foreign Ministry.

It is noted that in the course of the conversation touched on several other topical issues of the international agenda and issues of bilateral relations sphere.

Armed conflict in Syria lasts since 2011. At the end of 2017, it was announced victory over the terrorist group ISIS* in Syria and Iraq. In some areas of countries continue to sweep from the militants. At the moment the most important is a political settlement, restoration of Syria, and the return of refugees.

In Libya, the confrontation between the national consensus Government (NTC) Fayeza Zarraga, which controls Tripoli and areas to the West of the country, and the LDF under the command of Marshal Khalifa Haftorah, which cooperates with sitting on the East by the Parliament. The NTC supports Turkey, and LNA - Egypt.*A terrorist organization banned in Russia