A high-level international meeting on Syria will be held at the United Nations headquarters in New York on September 21, on the sidelines of the General Assembly General Debate, Russian Permanent Representative to the UN Vasily Nebenzya said in an interview with TASS.
Joint statement by Iran, Russia and Turkey on the International Meeting on Syria in Astana – 14-15 September 2017
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov held a phone call on the Syria crisis with his American counterpart Rex Tillerson, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement on Friday.
Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs and Head of Iranian team at Astana talks Hossein Jaberi Ansari met Sedat Ünal on the first day of the sixth round of Astana talks on Syria and the two discussed latest developments in war-torn country.
In a letter to Iran’s Supreme Leader, Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad thanked Iran’s support to fight against terrorism and break Deir ez Zor’s siege.
A source said that the US and Russia are holding bilateral consultations on the sidelines of the Astana international meeting on Syria.
Four states may join the Syrian peace process initiated by Russia, Turkey and Iran as the Astana talks are currently underway with the creation of a safe zone in Idlib on the agenda.
The sixth round of talks on Syria in Astana has kicked off with the participation of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation headed by Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari .
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif and Russian President Vladimir Putin have exchanged views about the cooperation between the two countries regarding Syria.