BEIRUT, LEBANON (6:40 A.M.) – Russian Deputy FM Sergei Vershinin and Syria’s United Nations Ambassador Bashar Jaafari have held a bilateral meeting on Thursday afternoon on the sidelines of the 73rd UN General Assembly in New York.
This meeting is the latest in a number of meetings between members of the Astana Process.
On Wednesday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Turkish and Iranian counterparts Mevlut Cavusoglu and Mohammad Javad Zarif met to discuss recent developments in Syria.
Lavrov and Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem are also expected to conduct talks on Friday to discuss the work of the Inter-Syrian Constitutional Committee in Geneva, the return of Syrian refugees and next steps in Syrian crisis settlement within the framework of the Astana Process.
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