Representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran, as well as the UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura are already in the capital.
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Representatives of the Syrian opposition arrived in Astana for talks. This was announced by the spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Anuar Zhaynakov publishes Kazpravda.kz.
He explained that the Syrian government delegation will arrive in the capital later, until the end of the day.
We note that the US has decided not to send a delegation to Astana for talks on Syria. The country will be represented by the US Ambassador George Krol in Kazakhstan. The State Department explained that the decision was made because of inauguration ceremony of President of Donald Trump and the process of transfer of power.
Meanwhile in Astana have already arrived from Russia, Turkey and Iran, as well as the UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura.
According to the MFA of RK, the start of negotiations is scheduled for 13.00 on 23 January. Concluding the meeting tentatively on January 24 at 13.00. Negotiations will be held in the hotel Rixos President Astana behind closed doors.
“Astana, capital of Kazakhstan, has been selected for negotiation as a neutral territory for all parties. It should be borne in mind that the negotiations will take place behind closed doors “, – stated in the RK MFA’s website in reference to the media.
“Press Center, located in the” Kazmediatsentra “building, will work around the clock, starting at 9 am on January 23rd. At the time of the meeting, regular transport “will be organized for nonresident and foreign journalists, – the press-service.
According to the materials of the Kazakhstan Pravda