MOSCOW, October 28. /TASS/. Russian, Syrian and Iranian Foreign Ministers Sergey Lavrov, Walid Muallem and Mohammad Javad Zarif will discuss efforts to launch the negotiation process on Syria during a trilateral meeting on Friday, Lavrov said opening talks with Iran’s top diplomat.
"We will discuss in detail efforts to further launch the negotiation process at a trilateral meeting with Muallem," the minister said.
Javad Zarif in his turn noted that Moscow and Tehran shared a common stance on combating terrorism and extremism.
"I am glad that there is been very good progress in relations between Moscow and Tehran in recent years," he said. "We have tangible progress in all areas of our bilateral relations, including economy, politics, as well as regional and international affairs."
"As for our cooperation on regional issues, including the fight against terrorism and extremism, our countries have a common stance," he said. "We hope this stance will remain unchanged in the future."