UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is heading to Moscow on Tuesday to discuss preparations for the next round of intra-Syrian talks in Geneva with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, de Mistura’s office said.


“Russia and the United States are the main co-sponsors of the talks, which are expected to resume with the opposition delegation on April 11, a U.N. spokesman said Tuesday, missing de Mistura’s “target date” of April 9.


The spokesman said that Moscow meeting was arranged at de Mistura’s initiative.




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