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Russia and UN discuss Cyprus problem in Moscow
2006-04-19 12:27:34

by Thanasis Avgerinos

Moscow, Apr 19 (CNA) - The Cyprus problem was one of the international problems discussed at yesterday's meeting in Moscow between Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergei Lavrov and UN Undersecretary General for Political Affairs Ibrahim Gambari.

According to a press release issued by the Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs, apart from the UN reform and the question of Iran, the situation in Cyprus, the Middle East and Iraq were analysed, and the necessity for a UN role in a political settlement was pointed out.

Lavrov viewed as positive the proposals of the UN Secretary General to strengthen the mediation activity in the context of the UN, the press release says.

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