The main goal of talks on Syria, which will be held in Astana on 23-24 January, is confirmation of the armistice agreements of 29 December. On Sunday, January 22, reports TASS with reference to close to the upcoming meeting source.
“We will focus on the confirmation of the armistice agreements. Preliminary work with this aim has been completed”, — said the Agency interlocutor. He added that the discussion of new initiatives is not on the agenda of the negotiations.
Participation in the negotiations confirmed seven parties: the government and the opposition in Syria, Russia, Turkey, Iran, USA and the UN special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura. Almost all of the delegation except representative offices of the SAR has already arrived in Kazakhstan. The delegation of the Syrian government is expected on Sunday.
According to the foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan, the beginning of negotiations scheduled for 13:00 (10:00 Moscow time) on January 23. Will be meeting roughly 24 January at 13:00. The talks will be held at the hotel Rixos President Astana behind closed doors.