Special envoy of the Russian Foreign Minster for Mideastern settlement Andrei Vdovin leaves for Middle East on Sunday, January 6th, the Russian Foreign Ministry's Information and Press Department reported on Friday. "This trip," pointed out the department, "will take place to consolidate the efforts of the Russian co-sponsor in unblocking the conflict situation in the region and restoring the movement towards an all-embracing Arab-Israeli settlement." As before, Andrei Vdovin will act in close coordination with representatives of the American co-sponsor, the European Union and the United Nations, pointed out the Russian Foreign Ministry.
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