Egypt, Russia FMs Discuss Bilateral Relations, Regional Issues

Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry and Russia’s Sergey Lavrov have met in New York to discuss a political solution to the Syrian crisis.

The two ministers also talked about developments in the Palestinian territories and stressed the need for Israel and the Palestinians to return to the negotiating table, Foreign Ministry spokesman Badr Abdel-Aati said Saturday 27092014.

The situation in Libya and efforts to counter terrorism and violence also figured high in the meeting, which was held on the sidelines of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly, Abdel-Aati added.

Shoukry and Lavrov also tackled means of boosting bilateral relations, the spokesman said.

Source : Egypt State Information Service