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Russian Foreign Minister Arrives in Damascus

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in the Syrian capital on Monday.

Lavrov is set to meet with Syrian President Bashar Assad and Foreign Minister Walid Muallem while in Damascus.

This comes a day after Syrian media reported the arrival of a separate Russian delegation headed by Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov.

Lavarov’s visit to Damascus is taking place for the first time since February 2012. Source