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The Russian delegation discussed with Assad the provision of humanitarian aid to Syrians

The special representative of the President of Russia SAR, Alexander Lavrentiev and the Deputy head of the Russian foreign Ministry Sergey Vershinin and discussed with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad cooperation to provide humanitarian assistance to Syrians, and to restore infrastructure, according to the Russian foreign Ministry.

Earlier Wednesday, the press service of the presidential Palace of Syria reported that Assad took Lavrentiev and Vershinina, during the meeting they discussed the developments in Syria. Lavrentiev gave the President and people of Syria congratulations on the successful holding of parliamentary elections. The Syrian leader also discussed with the Russian delegation the process of preparing for a meeting of the constitutional Commission on Syria in Geneva next month and action the different parties to create a favorable atmosphere for the negotiations.

As reported in the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Lavrentiev and Vershinin became part of the Russian inter-Agency delegation with representatives of the defense Ministry.

"I held a detailed exchange of views on prospects for strengthening bilateral cooperation in the interests of humanitarian assistance to all needy Syrians and restore the basic infrastructure of the country", - reported in Department.