Intl. meeting on Syria to be held in Astana on Nov. 28-29

TEHRAN, Nov. 19 (MNA) – International meeting in Astana on the situation in Syria will be held on November 28-29, Foreign Minister of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov told reporters.

"The guarantors of the ‘Astana process’ - the Russian Federation, Turkey and the Islamic Republic of Iran agreed to hold the 11th international high-level meeting on Syria in the framework of the ‘Astana process’ on November 28-29 in the capital of Kazakhstan," he said.

According to him, the meeting is planned "in the traditional format with the participation of delegations of the countries-guarantors, the Syrian government, and Syrian armed opposition.

He added that representatives of the UN and Jordan are invited to the meeting as observers.

In Astana, nine rounds of talks were held to resolve the situation in Syria. The main result of the meetings in the capital of Kazakhstan was the creation of de-escalation zones.

The last meeting in the Astana format at a high level was held in Sochi on July 30-31.

MNA/TASS

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