Russia, Egypt say Syrian negotiations should include all opposition groups

MOSCOW, March 8 (KUNA) — Russia and Egypt said Tuesday the Syrian negotiations, due in Geneva on March 14, should include all Syrian opposition groups.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergie Lavrov and his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Shoukry expressed, during a phone call, voiced relief for sustainability of the cessation of hostilities agreement and the improvement of the humanitarian conditions, an official statement said.
The two men also discussed the resolution of conflicts in Libya and Yemen.
Meanwhile, the Russian defense ministry said up to 37 armed groups have announced commitment to the ceasefire in Syria.
It said the Russian fighter jets did not attack those groups that committed to the truce.
Russian had announced that the cessation of hostilities did not include so-called Islamic State (IS), Al-Nusra Front and all groups that did not commit to the ceasefire. (end)