News 11 january — 17:38

Kazakhstan confirms readiness to host Syria peace talks

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Kazakhstan confirms its readiness to host the talks on the Syrian settlement in Astana, the country’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov said during the open debate in the UN Security Council on Tuesday,TASS reports.

"Once again the Kazakh leadership’s readiness was confirmed to provide a venue for talks in Astana on establishing peace in Syria," the country’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.

During the debate on conflict prevention and sustaining peace, the Kazakh side drew the attention of participants to "the importance of joint efforts of preventive diplomacy, promoting and enhancing measures of trust, non-proliferation of weapons of mass destruction, resolving conflicts and countering international terrorism," the ministry said.

The talks on Syria in Astana are scheduled to be held on January 23.




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