Russia supports the participation of the Kurds in negotiations on Syria


RIA Novosti

Deputy foreign Minister of Russia Mikhail Bogdanov said that Russia supports the participation of the Kurds in Syrian peace talks, RIA “Novosti”.

“We would like to participate and other members… there still is quite acute the question of the representation of the Kurds. We would like to were involved the representatives of the Kurds,” – said Bogdanov.

According to him, Moscow hopes that the Syrian opposition will create a United delegation at the talks.

Bogdanov said that Russia is in constant contact with Damascus, including the establishment of security zones in Syria.

“With Damascus we are in contact on a daily basis, consultations are privileged, therefore, all these issues discussed,” he said.

Earlier, the Syrian opposition demanded direct talks with the Syrian authorities.

23 February officially started the fourth round of Syrian peace talks in Geneva after almost a year pause.