The foreign ministers of Russia, Iran, and Turkey will hold a meeting in the Kazakh capital on March 16 in order to reach normalization of the situation in Syria, Russia Today reports citing the Kazakh Foreign Ministry website.
The foreign ministers are going to discuss the results of what was accomplished during the first year of combined efforts directed towards a normalization of the situation in Syria, and future cooperation between the countries.
“The ministerial meeting in the city of Astana is planned to be held without outside observers and representatives of Syrian parties. According to the information provided by the Russian Foreign Ministry, Steffan de Mistura, Special Envoy of the UN Secretary-General, will be invited to the meeting,” said the foreign ministry.
The Press Service of Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry announced in the middle of February the intention to hold talks in Astana. A meeting between the foreign ministers of the guarantor states was planned. This is the ninth round of talks on Syria in the city of Astana.
Source: Rossa Primavera News Agency