Senior Assistant to Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari has held intensive bilateral and multilateral talks with top Russian and Turkish delegates, and the UN Special Envoy in Geneva.
Jaberi Ansari, who is Iran’s senior negotiator in the international peace talks on Syria, arrived in Geneva on June 18, and held negotiations on Monday and Tuesday.
In his bilateral and multilateral meetings with Russian President’s Special Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin, and Turkish diplomat Sedat Önal as well as the UN’s Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, Jaberi Ansari discussed various dimensions and details related to the constitutional committee of Syria.
According to an agreement between the representatives of Iran, Turkey, and Russia – the three guarantor states of the Astana Process – and the UN representative, the new round of talks and consultations will be held in Geneva within the next few weeks.
During his stay in Geneva, Jaberi Ansari also met with some Syrian opposition leaders Monday night and Tuesday afternoon to discuss issues surrounding the Syrian constitutional committee.
Jaberi Ansari left Switzerland for Iran on Tuesday evening.