Lavrov, Zarif stress need to coordinate efforts ahead of Astana talks on Syria
Moscow,Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif discussed on Monday the situation in Syria and the preparations for intra-Syrian talks due to be held in Kazakhstan’s capital of Astana, Russian Foreign Ministry said.
Sputnik news agency quoted the Ministry as adding that both Ministers, in a telephone call, affirmed the need for further coordination in the context of the forthcoming intra-Syrian talks in Astana
The intra-Syrian talks are expected to be held on January 23rd, with the aim of pushing forward a political settlement to the crisis in Syria after a cessation of hostilities agreement has been reached.
Source: Syrian Arab News Agencyhttps://syrianewsgazette.com/lavrov-zarif-stress-need-to-coordinate-efforts-ahead-of-astana-talks-on-syria/General