Lavrov: Moscow supports proposal to close TurkishSyrian border

November 25, 2015 (REFERRING TO THE NATIONAL NEWS AGENCY – LEBANON) Moscow supports the proposal of French President Francois Hollande to close the Turkish-Syrian border, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said.

“I think this is the right decision. I hope President Hollande will tell us more about it tomorrow. We would be ready to consider all measures needed for this. They say that by closing the border we will basically stop the terrorist threat in Syria,” RIA Novosti cited the minister as saying.