Russia invites core UN members to Syrian peace Congress

By REUTERS
January 23, 2018 19:28
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MOSCOW - Russia has invited all permanent members of the UN Security Council as well as Egypt, Jordan, Iraq, Kazakhstan, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia to attend a forthcoming peace congress on Syria, the RIA news agency reported on Tuesday.

Russia, a staunch ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, is hosting what it has called a Syrian congress of national dialog in the Russian city of Sochi on Jan. 29-30.


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