Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 12 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Iran's deputy FM for Arab and African affairs, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian met with new UN Peace Envoy for Syria Lakhdar Brahimi, Fars reported.
Lakhdar Brahimi subsituted Kofi Annan at this post.
The recent developments in Syria, and prevention of sending weapons to armed groups in the country were discussed at the meeting.
Amir-Abdollahian underlined Iran's support for the Syrian people and president Bashar Al-Assad's reform plan in the country.
He also mentioned irresponsible actions of the armed groups in Syria.
Anti-government protests have continued in Syria for over 17 months.
According to UN, the total number of victims of the conflict in Syria is nearing 20,000. More than 230,000 have become refugees with around three million in need of humanitarian assistance. The Syrian authorities say they oppose the well-armed militants.
Lakhdar Brahimi thanked the Iranian side for accepting the invitation of Egyptian president Mohammad Mursi to attend the "contact group" meeting in Cairo, where representatives of Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia met to discuss the latest happenings in Syria.
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