Ansari, de Mistura discuss new Syria peace talks

IRNA – Senior assistant to Iran’s foreign minister Hossein Jaberi-Ansari and UN Secretary-General’s Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura discussed programs of new round of international peace talks on Tuesday.

Jaberi Ansari who is currently in Switzerland since November 18 also held talks with certain Syrian opposition figures.

Problems facing the establishment of Syria Constitution Committee and programs of the new round of International Syria Peace Talks slated to be held next week in Astana were during the meetings, he said.

Last week, Jaberi Ansari also sat down for talks with President Bashar Assad, Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem and some Syrian political and security officials on the latest developments in Syria.