Jan 19, 2018, 12:13 AM
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Iran deputy FM due in Moscow for talks on regional developments

Moscow, Jan 18, IRNA – Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi-Ansari will leave Tehran for Russia on Friday for talks on regional developments, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Bugdanov said on Thursday.

He told reporters that a meeting of Syrian peace process guarantor states will be held in the Russian resort city of Sochi from January 29-30.

Putin's special envoy for Syrian Affairs Alexander Lavrentiev will represent his country in the Sochi meeting which is to discuss issues related to Syria National Talks Congress.

Based on a decree issued in line with the Foreign Ministry’s structural changes, Jaberi-Ansari will serve as the foreign minister's senior assistant in special political affairs as of January 21.

He is Iran’s senior negotiator in Syria peace talks.
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