moscow - Russia hopes that in the short term can begin to find a political solution to the conflict in Syria. Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov said Saturday on Russian television that important Syrian politicians " have learned lessons " from the situation in the country.
Lavrov said that all parties in Syria should be involved in the process. The Minister emphasized according to TASS news agency that it is not intended that foreign parties impose a political system in Syria. " We must of course prepare for parliamentary and presidential elections. "
According to Lavrov, Russia has with all parties in Syria sat around the table. " We have never stopped collaborating with the Syrian government or opposition. I believe we are the only country that maintains contacts with all political parties in Syria. "
Saturday Lavrov had a telephone conversation with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry on the situation in Syria, made the foreign ministry announced. Russia continues to cooperate with Egypt in the fight against terrorism and the quest for a political solution to the conflict in Syria.