Iran: UN Syrian envoy Pedersen holds talks with Iranian diplomat Ansari

Published on 5 Feb 2019, 16:09
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Newly appointed UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen met for talks with senior aide to the Iranian foreign minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari, in Tehran on Tuesday.

The two diplomats posed for photographs before holding talks. Ansari helps oversee Iran's approach to the settlement of the Syrian crisis under the Astana format.

Their meeting comes the same day as Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met with his Syrian counterpart Walid Muallem in Tehran to discuss bilateral relations. Pedersen and Zarif are scheduled to hold talks later in the day, according to local media.

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