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Confidence-building measures to be discussed on Syria

Kazakhstan to hold 14th meeting of guarantors on Syria with participation of Turkey, Russia, Iran, Syrian gov't, opposition

Aliia Raimbekova   | 25.11.2019
Confidence-building measures to be discussed on Syria

NUR-SULTAN 

Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry on Monday said that a meeting will discuss Syria's confidence building measures on Dec. 10-11 in capital Nur-Sultan.

At the 14th meeting of the guarantors on Syria, measures including the release of prisoners, search for losses and the activation of comprehensive humanitarian aid will be discussed, the Foreign Ministry spokesman said.

Aybek Smadiyarov said guarantor countries Turkey, Russia and Iran will participate in the meeting along with the Syrian government and its military opposition delegations.

Smadiyarov added that the UN, Jordanian, Lebanese and Iraqi delegations will observe the meeting.

"The agenda of the meeting will include intensifying humanitarian assistance to Syria, helping the return of refugees to their homes, and advancing the political process with the launch of the constitutional committee," he said.

* Writing by Dilara Hamit

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