Russia says Syrian Foreign Minister to visit Moscow on Monday

Reuters , Thursday 5 Sep 2013

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem will travel to Moscow for talks with his Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

The ministry said talks will focus on "the current situation in Syria", where the United States is mulling a military strike after Washington said it had evidence that President Bashar al-Assad used chemical arms against civilians.

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