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    De Mistura to Meet With HNC Delegation on Wednesday Afternoon in Geneva

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    UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura will meet with Syria's High Negotiations Committee delegation in Geneva upon his return from his trip to the Middle East, his office said Tuesday.

    GENEVA (Sputnik) — According to the document, de Mistura has just briefed the UN Security Council on the implementation of the Security Council resolution 2268 by a video-conference call from Tehran where he met with Deputy Foreign Minister for Arab and African Affairs in Iran's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian.

    "As announced previously, the Special Envoy will be returning to Geneva tomorrow, Wednesday 13 April, for the resumption of the intra-Syrian talks. In this regard he will be meeting with the High Negotiations Committee delegation in the afternoon of the same day," de Mistura's office said in a statement.

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