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Next top-level meeting between Russia, Iran, Turkey to be held in Astana, says diplomat

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin said the sides need to ‘synchronize watches’

MOSCOW, October 23. /TASS/. Russia, Iran and Turkey will hold the next top-level meeting on Syrian regulation in Astana, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin said during the meeting of deputy foreign ministers of Astana format countries (Russia, Iran, and Turkey).

"We aim to use the consultations in this format to ‘synchronize our watches’ and to consider the situation on the ground and around Syria, in order to continue our successful cooperation in the Astana format, including organization and holding of the next top-level meeting in Astana," the senior diplomat said.

The participants of the 10th International Meeting on Syria in the Astana format, held in Sochi in July of this year, agreed to hold the next meeting in November 2018.

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