US Expected To Send High-Level Official To Syria Talks In Astana

A high-level US delegate is expected to attend international negotiations on Syrian reconciliation in Astana next week, Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said Monday.

He noted that Russia, Turkey and Iran, as well as Jordan and UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura, have confirmed their participation at the talks on July 4-5.

“It is expected that the US will also send its high-ranking representative to participate as observers in the next round of negotiations in the Astana process,” Abdrakhmanov said.

The minister also added that Russia, Turkey and Iran, as well as Jordan and UN Special Envoy Staffan de Mistura, have confirmed their participation at international negotiations on Syrian reconciliation in Astana next week.

“We received confirmation of participation by all guarantor states at the level of the Russian president’s and the Russian foreign minister’s special representatives, the deputy foreign ministers of Iran and Turkey,” Kairat Abdrakhmanov told reporters.

Abdrakhmanov added that de Mistura and a Jordanian delegation have both confirmed their participation at the July 4-5 talks in the Kazakh capital as well.

 

 

 

 

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