Lavrov discussed with the foreign Minister of Iran, the Syrian issue

MOSCOW, July 2. /TASS/. The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov discussed on Monday by phone with Iranian foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on the Syrian settlement, issues of the fifth Caspian summit and bilateral relations. This is stated in the message of the foreign Ministry.

“The foreign Ministers discussed issues of bilateral cooperation, the fifth Caspian summit and a number of aspects of the Syrian settlement,” said depodesta.

The summit of heads of Caspian States (Azerbaijan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Russia and Turkmenistan) will be held in Aktau, Kazakhstan in early August. It is planned that the day before this meeting, will hold talks Ministers of foreign Affairs of the countries of the region. It is expected that the summit will sign a Convention on the legal status of the Caspian sea.