Diplomat praises Sochi summit on Syria

November 25, 2017 - 9:12

TEHRAN – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hassan Qashqavi has underlined the importance of further talks and cooperation between Iran and Turkey.

Qashqavi told Anadolu news agency that that the trilateral meeting of the presidents of Iran, Turkey and Russia in Sochi was a milestone in follow-up to the Astana talks, Fars reported on Thursday.

“This was the first time the three countries’ presidents discuss the Syrian issue at this level,” he said.

Iran, Turkey and Russia brokered the Astana peace initiative and agreed to act as guarantors of a nationwide Syrian ceasefire.


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