The United States refused to send a delegation to the Syrian talks in Astana

The United States decided not to send a delegation for talks on Syria in Astana. On Saturday, January 21, reports Reuters with reference to the state Department.

The U.S. state Department spokesman mark Toner said that the country will be the us Ambassador to Kazakhstan, George Krol. “Because held on the inauguration of the President and transfer of power delegation from Washington will not be present at the conference in Astana”, — said the speaker.

Meanwhile, in Astana with representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran, reports “Interfax”. The arrival of the UN envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura is expected in the night of January 22. Representatives of the government of Syria will arrive on Sunday. The beginning of negotiations scheduled for 23 January.