GENEVA (Sputnik) — Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov has already arrived, and others are expected to arrive in the coming hours.
"[Foreign Ministry's Middle East and North Africa Department (MENAD) Director Sergei] Vershinin will arrive today in the evening," Gatilov told reporters.
The fourth round of UN-backed intra-Syrian talks between the government and opposition factions began on Thursday. The discussions are expected to center around political settlement in Syria. However, the talks format has not been agreed on so far.