UN Envoy, Senior Diplomat Hold Talks on Syria

UN Envoy, Senior Diplomat Hold Talks on Syria
UN Envoy, Senior Diplomat Hold Talks on Syria

The United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen and Senior Assistant to Iran’s Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji stressed the need for the political resolution of the conflicts in Syria.
In a telephone conversation on Saturday, the Iranian and UN diplomats discussed the latest developments in Syria, including the political process to resolve the crisis, the constitutional committee and the development of humanitarian aid for the country, ISNA reported.
They also underlined the need for continued support of the political process in Syria and the continuation of negotiations within the framework of the constitutional committee.
The Iranian adviser expressed hope that, with the joint efforts of the UN and the international community, the necessary steps would be taken to remove the unilateral sanctions on Syria and to immediately reconstruct its vital infrastructure for the purpose of improving the humanitarian situation and paving the way for the return of refugees and the displaced.
Pedersen outlined his latest actions and efforts regarding Syria and underscored the need to increase humanitarian aid as a unifying element for resolving the Syria crisis.

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