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Russia to host Turkey, Syria, Iran diplomats on Wednesday

Senior Turkish, Syrian, Iranian and Russian diplomats are set to meet to advance the stalled rapprochement between Ankara and Damascus.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) and Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu (R) speak after a news conference in Ankara, on June 8, 2022. -

ANKARA — Turkey’s Deputy Foreign Minister Burak Akcapar and his Syrian counterpart Ayman Susan will meet in Moscow on Wednesday for two days as part of efforts to advance the Ankara-Damascus thaw, Turkey’s state-run Anadolu News agency reported on Monday. 

The two-day talks will be hosted by Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov. The Iranian side will be represented by  Ali-Ashgar Khaji, senior aide to Iran's foreign minister, according to the report. 

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