Deputy Minister of foreign Affairs of Russia Mikhail Bogdanov has identified the main objective of new negotiations on the Syrian settlement, which will be held in Astana. About it reports “Interfax” .
“The problem is still the same, to strengthen the cessation of hostilities on the basis of the provisions signed between the government of the Syrian Arab Republic and the armed opposition,” — said the diplomat.
He also added that the upcoming meeting can take part of the Jordanian delegation and the UN and the us delegation in the new structure. Of new negotiations on Syria (will be the second round) scheduled for February 15-16.
The first meeting in the capital of Kazakhstan was held on 23-24 January. As a result of the consultations, Russia, Iran and Turkey agreed to establish a tripartite mechanism for monitoring observance of the truce in Syria.
The representative of the Syrian opposition Mohammed Alloush after the talks expressed the hope that the cessation of hostilities by further strengthening the role of Moscow in conflict settlement. “We hope and want Russia to continue to play a positive role in establishing peace and in support of real fair political process, the purpose of which would be a settlement in Syria,” he said.