On August 28, the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura arrived in Tehran to hold talks with the leadership of the country.
It is reported that de Mistura has already held a meeting with Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister, Hossein Jaberi Ansari and discussed the latest developments in Syria and the ways of resolving the ongoing crisis via political talks. In addition, the politicians exchanged opinions on the upcoming international meeting on Syria in Astana.
Let us remind you that the sixth round of intra-Syrian talks is scheduled for the second half of September in Kazakhstan’s capital. The previous meeting on Syria in Astana was held on July 4-5 and the creation of a joint working group on de-escalation zones in Syria in accordance with the previously adopted memorandum has become the key outcome of the meeting.