Zarif departs Vienna for Tehran

Vienna, Nov 15, IRNA – Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left Vienna for Tehran late on Saturday night after attending the third round of talks on the Syria crisis.

Zarif and his deputy Abbas Araqchi left Tehran for Vienna early Saturday morning to attend the political talks on Syria.

The first round of talks on looking into the Syrian crisis was held in the presence of Russia, the US, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov later briefed his Iranian counterpart on the first round.

Zarif attended the second round of talks, which was assessed by political analysts as positive.

In recent months, Western officials have highlighted the need for Iran presence in the international meeting to put an end to the Syrian crisis.