Kazakhstan hosts four party-talks on Syria

Maria Novoselova / Vestnik Kavkaza

Deputy foreign ministers from Russia, Iran, Syria, and Turkey held consultations in Astana on June 20 to discuss a roadmap for normalizing Syrian-Turkish relations, the Russian foreign ministry said.

Russian presidential envoy for the Middle East and African countries and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov, senior advisor to the Iranian foreign minister for special political affairs Ali Asghar Khaji, Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Ayman Susan, and Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister Burak Akcapar took part in the meeting.

"According to the agreements reached at a May 10 meeting between the four countries’ foreign ministers in Moscow, the participants began to discuss elements of the roadmap for the resumption of Syrian-Turkish interstate relations in coordination with the efforts taken by the defense ministries and special services," the Russian ministry said.

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