Intra-Syrian talks start in Astana
The plenary meeting of the intra-Syrian talks started in Astana.
The session is attended by the delegations from Russia, Turkey and Iran, as well as delegations from the Syrian government and opposition.
The Syrian regime is represented in Astana by its ambassador to the UN, Bashar al-Jaafari. The Syrian armed opposition delegation of nine people is led by Mohammed Alloush.
Jordan and the US are attending the talks as observers. The UN delegation includes five people.
Director General of the Asia and Africa Department, Aidarbek Tumatov, said that discussions will be followed by a short press conference, RIA Novosti reported.
The first round of Astana talks on Syrian crisis settlement brought together the representatives of the Syrian government and the armed opposition groups on January 23-24.