U.N. special envoy on Syria says had 'useful' meeting with Russia's Lavrov: Ifax

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Posted: Nov 24, 2017 9:26 AM

MOSCOW (Reuters) - United Nations special envoy on Syria, Staffan de Mistura, said a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Friday was "useful", Russia's Interfax news agency reported.

He declined additional comments before the end of a Syria's opposition meeting in Riyadh. He also said he planned to discuss Syria with Russia's defense minister later on Friday.

(Reporting by Denis Pinchuk; Writing by Polina Nikolskaya; Editing by Vladimir Soldatkin)