October 10, 2012
Iraq and Russia are opposed to foreign interference in Syria – Premier al-Maliki
NOVO-OGARYOVO, Moscow region: Russia and Iraq have agreed to make efforts to prevent instigation of outside interference in developments in the Middle East and in Syria, Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has said.
“We have agreed to avoid such scenarios as far as the settlement of the Syrian crisis without any foreign interference is concerned and to support the mission of the new UN/LAS envoy,” he said after talks with President Vladimir Putin.
He stressed that Russia and Iraq reached an understanding “that should amount to seeking and finding a peaceful settlement to the Syrian domestic crisis that would fully satisfy the entire Syrian nation.”
Additionally, an understanding was reached at the talks regarding the need to make efforts for the democratic and free development of peoples in the Middle East using peaceful…
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