The special representative of the UN Secretary General to Syria Staffan de Mistura (back) and representatives of the Syrian opposition at talks in Astana
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MOSCOW, January 27. /TASS/. The unification meeting internal and external opposition of the SAR, the main objective was the formation of a common delegation to the Geneva platform, was held in Moscow, becoming the development of the negotiations of the Syrian government and the armed opposition in Astana (23-24 January). The Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Sergey Lavrov urged the sides “to take an active part in the establishment of sustainable negotiation process of the Syrian settlement in Geneva in cooperation with the special envoy of the UN Secretary General on Syria Staffan de Mistura”. Armed opponents of the current Damascus government in Moscow did not arrive.