• Tue / 3 July 2018 / 13:32
  • Category: Politics
  • News Code: 97041206814
  • Journalist : 71477

Russia's Lavrov, Iran's Zarif discuss Syria, Caspian Sea by phone

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Tehran (ISNA) - Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov spoke by phone with his Iranian counterpart, Mohammad Javad Zarif, the Russian Foreign Ministry announced.

The ministers discussed a number of issues, including the recent developments in Syria, the groundwork for the scheduled 5th Caspian Sea summit and bilateral cooperation, the ministry said in a statement.

Presidents of the five Caspian Sea littoral states - Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan - will hold a meeting in Kazakhstan’s Aktau in early August. The summit focuses on determining the legal status of the Caspian Sea, Reuters reported.

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