Ex-Syrian opposition chief says he discussed conflict with Moscow

November 8, 2014 6:37 PM

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Ex-Syrian opposition chief says he discussed conflict with Moscow

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The former head of Syria's main political opposition said he had visited Russia with other opposition figures and had discussed ways to end the conflict with Damascus's ally Moscow, but had insisted that President Bashar al-Assad must go.

Moaz Alkhatib, the former head of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces, said on Twitter on Saturday that they had met Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and other Russian officials.

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