13 Apr 2024
Sunday 2 July 2017 - 10:42
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Iran, Russia discuss documentation of Syria's de-escalation zones

Iran, Russia discuss documentation of Syria
MNA Iranian deputy foreign minister and Russian deputy defense minister exchanged views on the process of Astana peace talks on Syria.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Deputy Defense MinisterofRussia Alexander Fomin discussed in Tehran the latest status of documents negotiated between Iran, Russia and Turkey, the three countries that guarantee the peace process in Syria.

Alexander Fomin arrived in Tehran on Saturday to hold talks with Iranian officials on Astana Process.

The two sides examined the necessary arrangementsto be made at thefifth round of the negotiations, which isto be held in the Kazakh capital, Astana, on July 4-5.

The fifthAstana talks are expected toaddress the formation ofa national reconciliation committee inSyria, according to Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu. Earlier on Friday, Shoigu announced thatRussia, Turkey and Iran are working to finalize documentation onthe borders ofde-escalation zones inSyria and their verification arrangement.

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