Presidents of Russia and Iran discusses "dramatic situation" in Syria
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev and President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad discussed the "dramatic situation" around Syria and opposed foreign intervention in the affairs of the state during a telephone conversation on Wednesday, the Kremlin press service said on Wednesday.
Medvedev also discussed the situation in Syria with Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki and King of Saudi Arabia Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz Al Saud on Wednesday, RIA Novosti reported.
During the meeting with Ahmadinejad, "discussion focused on the dramatic situation in Syria" "The parties were in favor of the speedy overcoming of the crisis by the Syrians, by peaceful means, without outside interference," a statement said.
Medvedev and Ahmadinejad underlined the need to end the violence and start a constructive political dialogue between the authorities and the opposition, without preconditions, the Kremlin press service said.