In a telephone conversation, Hilde Haraldstad, Special Representative of the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Iraq and Syria, and Ali Asghar Khaji, Senior Advisor to the Iranian Foreign Minister for Special Political Affairs, discussed the latest developments in Syria.

Iran PressIran News: Iran underscored the need to lift the oppressive sanctions against the Syrian people, intensifying the transfer of humanitarian aid to residents across the country, rebuilding Syria, and providing conditions for Syrian refugees to return home. 

The Iranian side also asked the international community to pay attention to the Syrian people's problems.

Hilde Haraldstad appreciates Iran's efforts to ease talks and political settlement of the Syrian crisis, especially in the framework of the Astana peace process.

During the talks, the two sides stressed the need to continue the fight against terrorism in Syria and the region. 219