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Iran to participate in Astana meeting with high level of readiness

ISNA - Iranian Students' News Agency

Sat / 21 January 2017 / 15:31

Tehran (ISNA) –Iran will participate in upcoming Astana meeting with the high level of readiness, Iranian deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African affairs, Hossein Jaberi Ansari announced.

The Iranian delegation, led by Hossein Jaberi Ansari arrived in Astana on Saturday for Syria peace discussions.

"The aim of this trip is participation in Syria peace discussions in Astana to maintain the cease-fire and pave the way for serious negotiations between Syrian government and the armed opposition groups", Ansari said.

"We attend this meeting with the high level of readiness and as we said before there is no military solution for Syrian crisis. The continuation of Syrian crisis only led to the destruction of an Islamic country", he added.

Ansari hoped the Astana meeting comes to useful results.

The two-day Astana meeting is expected to hold on Monday.

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