Putin’s Syria envoy due in Tehran

February 4, 2017

TEHRAN – Russian President Vladimir Putin’s special envoy on Syria is scheduled to travel to Tehran on Sunday.

Alexander Lavrentiev will meet Iran’s Supreme National Security Council chief Ali Shamkhani, ISNA reported on Saturday.

The news agency said the sides will discuss the latest developments surrounding Syria, especially the Astana meetings that are aimed at maintaining a ceasefire in Syria.

Iran, Russia, and Turkey are set to meet in Astana, Kazakhstan, on Monday to assess the situation in Syria on how to monitor the ceasefire in Syria which went into effect on December 30.


SP/PA

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