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US and Russia and Iran to be joined in Lausanne by UN and Middle East powers.

Fresh diplomatic talks to end the Syrian conflict are due to open in Switzerland.

John Kerry, the US secretary of state, is due to meet Sergey Lavrov, Russia's foreign minister, and top diplomats from the UN and regional powers in Lausanne on Saturday.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif left here Saturday for the Swiss town of Lausanne to attend the international talks on Syria and Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari accompanies Zarif during his Lausanne talks.

Syria talks are to be held in Lausanne today with participation of foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, US, Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Egypt, and Qatar.


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