moscow - The special Syria envoy of the United Nations, Staffan de Mistura, wants to resume peace talks in Geneva in January. The last round of peace talks failed, De Mistura acknowledged. He said this Thursday visiting Moscow after talks with the Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov.
Russia has its own Syria consultation with Turkey and Iran. The Mistura said that he also passes by. The Russian Syria consultation is held in the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, as usual. The UN envoy is there on Friday.