Iran Deputy FM in Vienna to Attend 3rd Round of Syria’s Talks

Iran Deputy FM in Vienna to Attend 3rd Round of Syria’s Talks
Sat Nov 14, 2015 12:38:38

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian arrived in Vienna on Friday night to attend the international talks on Syria.

The new round of talks on resolving the Syrian crisis will open in the Austrian capital and Amir Abdollahian represents Iran in the international meeting, IRNA reports.

"The diplomatic sources in Vienna said that three working meetings at experts' levels under the titles of 'Parties of Groups Opposing the Syrian Government', 'Terror' and 'Humanitarian Affairs' will be held behind the closed doors."

Addressing a press conference, Austrian Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurz said that his country's representative will also attend the Humanitarian Affairs Group.

The first round of political talks on resolving the Syrian crisis was held in the presence of Russia, the US, Saudi Arabia and Turkey and after that Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov briefed Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the first round.

Zarif attended the second round of talks and the political analysts assessed the second round as positive.

In recent months, the western officials have underlined the need for presence of Iran in the international meeting on resolving the Syrian crisis.

The third round of talks on Syria will be held on Saturday at the venue of Imperial Hotel in Vienna.

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