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Moscow, (SANA)_The Russian President’s Special Envoy to Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister, Mikhail Bogdanov, discussed on Wednesday with Syria’s ambassador to Moscow, Riyad Haddad the developments in Syria.

The Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Wednesday that viewpoints were exchanged during the meeting concerning the developments in Syria, indicating that the Russian side has reiterated its firm stance in support of a speedy political settlement to the crisis according to Geneva statement.

Russia: Joint Military Units form the Russian Navy to Conduct Drills near Syrian Coast

An official at the Russian General Staff announced on Wednesday that joint units from the North Sea, the Baltic and the Black Sea Fleets will conduct military drills near the Syrian coast by the end of December.

The source added that naval units from the North Sea and the Baltic Sea Fleets headed to the Eastern Mediterranean where a group of warships from the Black Sea Fleet are positioned.

The source added that the warships will train on military operations near the Syrian coast, indicating that the Black Sea Fleet warships are ready to leave to the Mediterranean.

M. Ismael – SANA

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