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Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov Speaks to UN Secretary General Kofi Annan by Telephone
An exchange of views on a range of issues relating to Middle East settlement also took place. Lavrov and Annan expressed serious concern over the alarming developments in the West Bank and the Gaza Strip. The necessity was stressed of coordinated work by the Middle East Quartet to surmount the crisis and resume the peace process.