Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Moallem, met UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the sidelines of meetings of the 73rd session of United Nations General Assembly in New York on Friday.
Talks during the meeting focused on the latest political and field developments in Syria, particularly the latest agreement on Idleb, in addition to the efforts exerted to form a committee on discussing the Constitution.
Guterres expressed hope for the return of security and stability to Syria and its regaining position as a main basis in the Arab world and region, stressing UN readiness to contribute to the exerted efforts for forming a committee on discussing the Constitution and working on providing humanitarian aid.
For his part, Minister al-Moallem said that the UN role is a facilitator in the political process which must be under the Syrian leadership and by the Syrian people only without any foreign interference.
Al-Moallem also met Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, as talks focused on the latest meetings of Guarantor States of Astana process, the implementation of Sochi Agreement on Idleb and the committee on discussing the Constitution.
The two sides agreed on continuous consultation, cooperation and coordination between them in a way that serves the interests of the two countries and peoples.