Russian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sergey Lavrov’s Meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of Turkey Mevlut Cavusoglu and Minister of Foreign Affairs of Islamic Republic of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif

On October 29, Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation, Republic of Turkey and Islamic Republic of Iran as guarantors of the Astana process held a trilateral meeting and consultations with UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir O. Pedersen in Geneva.
Following the talks Sergey Lavrov, Mevlut Cavusoglu and Javad Zarif adopted a Joint Statement and held a press-conference.
Sergey Lavrov also attended a reception on the occasion of the Republic Day of Turkey on the sidelines of the trilateral meeting on Syria, Geneva. In his welcome speech, Sergey Lavrov noted that he is grateful to the Turkish people for their efforts to keep the memory of the assistance by Russia to the Turkish Republic in fighting for its national liberation and its national identity.