The two-day talks on the Syrian crisis in Kazakhstan's capital Astana is officially completed.
The negotiation process with the participation of representatives of the Syrian opposition, Assad repressive regime, Turkey, Iran, Russia and the United Nations resulted in the final document, which was read out by the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan Kairat Abdrakhmanov.
“The Syrian crisis can only be resolved by political means, taking into account UN Security Council Resolution 2254. The parties to the conflict have declared their readiness to strengthen the truce, to contribute minimization of disturbances, to reduce violence, increase credibility, ensure rapid and unimpeded access to humanitarian aid in Syria under the UN resolution No. 2165 (2014), the protection of civilians and freedom of movement in Syria,” Kazakh Minister said, adding that Turkey, Iran and Russia have also decided to establish a tripartite mechanism for monitoring the compliance with the ceasefire in Syria.
This negotiation process does not end there. Process parties called the Syrian opposition to take part in the next meeting on February 8 in Geneva, under the auspices of the UN.
While negotiations continued in the Kazakh capital, the Assad regime has organized air and ground operations in the Syrian opposition-controlled areas - Lazkiye provinces, Hama, Aleppo, Darayya and Damascus.
Earlier QHA reported, The process of negotiating on a truce in the war-torn Syria, launched on January 23, continued today from 6:30 a.m. Kyiv time. The main topics of discussion are all the parties’ requirements voiced on the first day.