Russia, Iran Meet on Syria

Sergey Lavrov and Mohammad Javad Zarif have met to discuss the crisis in Syria, the need for diplomatic efforts and plans for another meeting of the Astana countries writes The Syria Times.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif reiterated the need for finding a political solution to the crisis in Syria.

Lavrov stressed during a press conference with his Iranian counterpart in Moscow on Tuesday, the necessity of finding a political solution to the crisis in Syria and implementing UN Resolution 2254 through a Syrian-Syrian dialogue without any external interference, noting that the talks dealt with preparations of the next meeting in Astana formula, scheduled to be held next February in Sochi.

For his part, Zarif called on the international community to support efforts to reach a political solution to the crisis in Syria and not to obstruct this target, and to cooperate in providing humanitarian aid to those who are in need.


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