Wednesday, 24 January 2018, 04:35:45 am
Russian & Turkish foreign ministers discuss Syria by phone
January 12, 2018

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov telephonically discussed Syria situation with his Turkish and Iranian counterparts, with special focus on the upcoming dialogue in Sochi.

The Russian and Turkish Foreign Ministers reviewed preparations for the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi. They also exchanged opinions on possible steps to ensure effectiveness of the dialogue in order to promote a lasting political settlement in Syria, based on UN Security Council Resolution.

Lavrov also exchanged views with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, on the situation taking shape in Syria and various political settlement options under UN auspices.