10 June 202016:51

Press release on Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin’s telephone conversation with Senior Assistant to Iranian Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji


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On June 10, Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Vershinin had a telephone conversation with Ali Asghar Khaji, Iranian Foreign Minister’s Senior Assistant for Special Political Affairs, at the initiative of the Iranian side.

The officials focused on the development of cooperation on Syria as part of the Astana format, including the current situation on the ground, humanitarian aid and measures to promote the political process led by the Syrians with the support of the UN. They also discussed and supported the efforts of Special Envoy of UN Secretary-General for Yemen, Martin Griffiths, to establish contacts between the conflicting sides in order to cease hostilities and take immediate humanitarian and socioeconomic measures in Yemen.

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