Iran to host Astana meeting over Syria on April 18-19.
Iran will host the next round of Astana meeting over Syrian settlement on April 18-19, 2017. The meeting on expert level will be held in Tehran following the agreement that has been reached in previous meeting in Kazakhstan. The next high-level international meeting on Syrian settlement reportedly will be held in Astana on May 3-4. Iran’s delegation was headed by Iranian deputy foreign minister for Arab and Africa Affairs Hossein Jaberi Ansari during the previous three meetings. Representatives from Iran, Russia, and Turkey participate in Astana meeting and as guarantor-states supervise the Syrian ceasefire.