Karin Kneissl: “We must begin a dialogue with the USA and Russia regarding Syria”

“We must begin a dialogue with the USA and Russia regarding the developments in Syria,”

said Foreign Minister Karin Kneissl following her discussion with EU High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in Brussels.

The Foreign Minister was pleased that her suggestion of joint talks between the foreign ministers of the EU, the USA and Russia during the UN General Assembly in New York was taken up.

“We need to look for solutions to the conflict in Syria in direct contact with Secretary of State Pompeo and Minister of Foreign Affairs Lavrov. We all share an interest in ending the bloodshed. It is about the return of refugees, humanitarian aid, and reconstruction,”

said Karin Kneissl.

Further issues to be discussed included a look back on the informal meeting of EU Ministers of Foreign Affairs (Gymnich) in Vienna, and an overview of the UN General Assembly in New York. Karin Kneissl also…

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