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Russia: Lavrov holds trilateral talks with Syrian and Iranian FMs00:18

Russia: Lavrov holds trilateral talks with Syrian and Iranian FMs

Russian Federation, Moscow
October 28, 2016 at 10:57 GMT -00:00 · Published

The Syrian and Iranian Foreign Ministers met, in Moscow, on Friday, for talks led by their Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the ongoing conflict in Syria. The agenda of the meeting is set to include the fight against terrorism, humanitarian issues in Syria and the resumption of negotiations on a political settlement to the conflict.

Earlier in the day Lavrov chaired bilateral a Russian-Iranian foreign minister meeting, followed by talks with Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, who indicated that Damascus would be prepared to consider a ceasefire based on guarantees that civilians would not be attacked. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s top diplomat, emphasised the importance of countering terrorism at his meeting with Lavrov.

The last trilateral meeting took place in Moscow on January 16, 2014, when the diplomats gathered to discuss the Iranian nuclear programme.

Russia: Lavrov holds trilateral talks with Syrian and Iranian FMs00:18
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The Syrian and Iranian Foreign Ministers met, in Moscow, on Friday, for talks led by their Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov on the ongoing conflict in Syria. The agenda of the meeting is set to include the fight against terrorism, humanitarian issues in Syria and the resumption of negotiations on a political settlement to the conflict.

Earlier in the day Lavrov chaired bilateral a Russian-Iranian foreign minister meeting, followed by talks with Syria’s Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, who indicated that Damascus would be prepared to consider a ceasefire based on guarantees that civilians would not be attacked. Mohammad Javad Zarif, Iran’s top diplomat, emphasised the importance of countering terrorism at his meeting with Lavrov.

The last trilateral meeting took place in Moscow on January 16, 2014, when the diplomats gathered to discuss the Iranian nuclear programme.

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