Moscow says UN’s de Mistura backs its Syria peace push with Iran, Turkey

Reuters– Russia’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday that United Nations Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura supported efforts by Russia, Turkey and Iran to try to get a ceasefire in Syria and organise new Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan.

The ministry said de Mistura had spoken by phone with Russian Foreign Minster Sergei Lavrov. (Reporting by Peter Hobson; Editing by Andrew Osborn)