November 18, 2011
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov made the remarks on Thursday after a Russia-EU Permanent Partnership Council (PPC) meeting in Moscow, Syria’s state news agency, SANA, reported.
Detailing the anti-Damascus push, Lavrov said, “Some opposition representatives, with support from some foreign countries, [could] declare that dialogue can begin only after the regime goes.”
Syria has been experiencing unrest ever since mid-March, with demonstrations being held both against and in support of Assad’s government.
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