10 Jan 2019 12:50

Russian Deputy Defense Minister Fomin, Iranian FM's assistant Ansari discuss Syria situation

MOSCOW. Jan 10 (Interfax-AVN) - Russian Deputy Defense Minister Col. Gen. Alexander Fomin and the Iranian foreign minister's assistant, Hossein Jaberi Ansari, have held consultations in Moscow, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday.

"The situation in Syria was at the center of the discussion," the statement said.

The talks were held as part of an Iranian delegation's visit to Russia.

Ansari was received at the Russian Defense Ministry and Fomin met with the Iranian representative, the statement said.