De Mistura Hopes Final Document on Syrian Talks to Be Signed Later on Tuesday
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura told Sputnik Tuesday that he hoped that the final document on Astana talks would be ready later in the day.
"I hope we can have today the conclusion of the talks," de Mistura said, answering the question about the final paper.
The two-day Syrian talks began on January 23. They have been initiated by Russian President Vladimir Putin, who proposed to establish additional platform of Syrian peace process. The proposal was supported by the presidents of Turkey and Kazakhstan.
Syrian armed opposition delegation includes 10-15 groups, including Jaysh al-Islam, which Russia has repeatedly urged to include in the list of terrorist groups of the UN Security Council, Sputnik reported.
The representatives of Russia, Turkey and Iran, as well as the UN, are also taking part in the talks.