Russia's special representative for resolving the Syrian crisis Alexander Lavrentiev, who heads a high-level political and military delegation in Tehran, met and held talks with Iranian Foreign Minister's Senior Assistant for Special Political Affairs Ali Asghar Khaji on Wednesday.

Iran Press/Iran news: The two sides discussed the latest developments in Syria, including the political process and the constitutional committee, the field situation in Idlib, as well as initiatives by the two sides to improve Syria's economic and humanitarian condition.

During the meeting, Khaji said that supporting the progress of Syria's Constitutional Committee without external intervention and building trust among the members of the Committee is the principled position of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Referring to Iran and Russia's efforts to advance the work of the Constitutional Committee and to focus on the main role of the Astana peace process in the formation of the committee, Khaji called the process as the most important format in the political settlement of the Syrian crisis.

For his part, Lavrentiev pointed to the positive achievements of Iran-Russia bilateral cooperations in Syria as well as within the Astana peace process, stressing the need to continue and strengthen consultations and cooperation between the two sides at various political and field levels.