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U.N.'s de Mistura to discuss Syria in Moscow on Thursday - RIA
November 22, 2017 / 1:39 PM / 22 days ago

U.N.'s de Mistura to discuss Syria in Moscow on Thursday - RIA

MOSCOW (Reuters) - U.N. special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura will visit Moscow on Thursday for talks on the situation in Syria, RIA news agency quoted him as saying on Wednesday.

FILE PHOTO - U.N. mediator for Syria Staffan de Mistura talks to the media after his meeting with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moalem in Damascus, Syria, April 11, 2016. REUTERS/Omar Sanadiki

De Mistura will meet Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu to discuss preparations for a new round of Geneva peace talks on Syria and a proposed congress on Syria in Russia’s Black Sea resort of Sochi, RIA reported.

Reporting by Vladimir Soldatkin; Writing by by Dmitry Solovyov

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