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Russian Deputy PM to visit Syria soon to hold Syrian-Russian Joint Governmental Committee

Moscow, Russian Presidential Envoy for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov announced on Thursday that the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov will head to Syria soon.

Bogdanov told Sputnik that co-chair of the Syrian-Russian Joint Governmental Committee, Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov is scheduled to attend the committee's upcoming meetings in Damascus.

A source at Borisov's office announced that he will pay a visit to Syria in December.

Last August, the Syrian-Russian Joint Governmental Committee held a meeting in Moscow, with Borisov chairing the Russian side at the Committee and Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem chairing the Syrian side. The two sides agreed to hold the next meeting in Damascus before the end of 2018.

Source: Syrian Arab News Agency