Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov receives former PM Saad Hariri in Moscow, Wednesday, March 30, 2016. (The Daily Star/Dalati Nohra, HO)
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Future Movement Leader Saad Hariri Wednesday said that he believed Russian President Vladimir Putin wants a political solution to end the five-year Syrian war.Hariri had met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov earlier in the day, with whom he discussed means to end Lebanon's political crises.In attendance were Interior Minister Nouhad Machnouk, Hariri's political adviser and former MP Ghattas Khoury, Hariri's chief of staff Nader Hariri and the ex-premier's adviser for Russian Affairs, Georges Chaaban.Interfax news agency earlier quoted Hariri as saying that "Lebanon is ready to cooperate with Russia militarily and various other matters," but emphasized that Assad "cannot be part of a final solution" to end the crisis in the neighboring country. Despite his opposition to Assad, Hariri said Syria should remain united.
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