Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari has met with Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on Wednesday morning.
Jaberi Ansari, who arrived in Damascus on August 30, discussed the latest developments in Syria and the region and the process of international talks on Syria peace with President Assad.
The Iranian diplomat, who is also the country’s top negotiator in Astana Process, briefed Assad on the process of diplomatic efforts made by Iran and its talks with various regional and international sides in relation to Syria.
Referring to the pace of incidents and developments, Jaberi Ansari also emphasized the need for continuous and close consultations between the two countries.
For his part, the Syrian president appreciated the support of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Leader, nation, and government for Syria in the fight against terrorism.
Assad also touched upon the necessity of maintaining vigilance and providing coordination between Damascus and Tehran at the current stage.
During the meeting, the two sides also discussed the horizons ahead in addressing the Syrian crisis, especially in the context of Astana Process, by reviewing the latest political and filed developments.
Meeting with Syrian FM Muallem
Later on Wednesday, Jaberi Ansari also held talks with Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of Syria, Walid Muallem.
During the meeting in Damascus, the Syrian Foreign Minister referred to the positive field developments in various parts of Syria, saying that these developments have made all the countries that were supporting the terrorists change their calculations.
In turn, Jaberi Ansari expressed satisfaction with the developments in Syria, the positive social atmosphere in the Arab country, the restoration of relative stability and the return of normal life to Damascus and other parts of the country.
He also said that it is necessary to take advantage of these developments in order to resolve the Syrian crisis.