Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Lebanese counterpart Gebran Bassil have noted the importance of joint efforts aimed at returning Syrian refugees back home, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Monday, TASS reports.
[The ministers] have stressed the importance of developing joint efforts on aiding the process of returning Syrian refugees that are currently in Libya, back home," the foreign ministry said.
Lavrov had reaffirmed Russia’s support of Lebanon's territorial integrity. The top diplomats also discussed the key aspects of developing Russian-Lebanese relations, including the expansion of mutually beneficial trade-economic and humanitarian relations.
Bassil is currently in Moscow for the fifth session of the Russian-Arab Cooperation Forum.