Two representatives of the Russian Foreign Ministry discussed ways to solve the Libyan crisis with the ambassadors Egypt, Greece and France in Moscow.
According to a statement from the Russian Foreign Ministry, the Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for the Middle East and African Countries, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, met with Egyptian Ambassador to Russia, Ehab Nasr, the discuss the latest developments in the situation in Libya.
During a conversation between them,"a comprehensive exchange of views took place on the situation in Libya and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, with an emphasis on the necessity of strengthening international efforts to confront attempts to destabilize the region," according to the statement.
In a related context, Bogdanov also held a video conference with French Ambassador Pierre Levy on ways of reaching a political settlement to the Libyan crisis and the need for a cessation of hostilities and the resumption of talks between the parties on the basis of the Berlin conference.
The meeting also discussed the imperative of resolving the Palestinian-Israeli conflict on the basis of a two-state solution, in accordance with the rules and principles of international law.
The statement added that a telephone conversation took place between the Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation Sergei Viersenin and Greek Ambassador Ekaterini Nassika were views were exchanged on the situation in Libya and the necessity of reaching a political settlement to the crisis under the auspices of the United Nations.