EghtesadOnline: Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab-African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari heading a delegation met with UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and his accompanying delegation in Astana on Wednesday.
During the meeting, the two sides conferred on the latest developments in Syria and Astana talks.
Pointing to the need for expedition of the settlement process of the Syrian crisis and Islamic Republic's constant policy in this regard, Jaberi Ansari underlined the importance of serious and responsible role of the United Nations and other parties to Astana talks to achieve the ultimate goal, ISNA reported.
General and specialized meetings of the fourth International Conference on Syria will be held on Wednesday and Thursday 3-4 May 2017 in the Kazakh capital. Delegations from Astana Process guarantor states (Iran, Russia, and Turkey) together with delegations from observer states will take part in the meetings to find ways to settle the Syrian crisis.