10 Jan 2018 18:50

Iran adheres to cooperation with Russia, Turkey for Syrian National Dialogue Congress' success - Iranian foreign minister

MOSCOW. Jan 10 (Interfax) - Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif expressed hope that the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi will work out a path to political settlement of the Syrian crisis.

"We adhere to cooperation with you, our Turkish friends, and to move together in the same direction so that a path to political settlement of the Syrian crisis will be discovered at the Congress, which will be held in Sochi," Zarif said at a meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Moscow on Wednesday.

"It seems to us that the meeting in Sochi will be the most important aid to UN's efforts in Geneva in order to reach a lasting peace [in Syria]," the Iranian minister said.