Putin’s special envoy for Syria arrives in Tehran

ISNA – Russian President Putin’s Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev has arrived in Tehran on Saturday to meet with senior advisor to Iran’s Foreign Minister in Political Affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari.

Today, Alexander Lavrentiev will hold a meeting with Hossein Jaberi Ansari.

These two diplomats preside over Iran and Russia’s delegations in Astana talks on Syria.

The 11th round of Syria peace talks in the Astana format was held on November 28, 2018 in the Kazakh capital.

Moreover, a U.N. statement said on Friday that the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will hold talks with high-level officials from Iran, Russia and Turkey in Geneva early next week on setting up a constitutional committee.