Russian, Iranian foreign ministers discuss Syria

FILE PHOTO: Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov speaks during a news conference following the talks with British Foreign Secretary Johnson in Moscow
FILE PHOTO: Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov speaks during a news conference following the talks with British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson in Moscow, Russia December 22, 2017. REUTERS/Maxim Shemetov

January 12, 2018

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke by telephone with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif about preparations for a Russian-hosted Syrian People’s Congress, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Friday in a statement.

(Reporting by Katya Golubkova; Writing by Christian Lowe; Editing by Alison Williams)