Russian Federation working for maximum representation at Congress of Syrian people - diplomat
Nov 02, 2017, 00:23
Russia's military campaign objectives "have been nearly accomplished", according to an influential lawmaker.
Last month, Russian President Vladimir Putin mentioned the idea of the Russian-sponsored congress for post-conflict Syria negotiations. On October 30, Russian state news agency RIA Novosti reported it might be held in Sochi in mid-November.
SNC spokesman Ahmad Ramadan said the plan seeks to circumvent the United Nations efforts to mediate Syrian peace talks in Geneva, adding, "The Coalition will not participate in any negotiations with the regime outside Geneva or without United Nations sponsorship".
Representatives of the Syrian regime, armed opposition groups, as well as delegations from the UN, Jordan and the U.S. will attend the talks, he confirmed.
A fresh round of peace talks seeking to end Syria's war opened in the Kazakh capital Astana on Monday, as part of a Moscow-led push supported by Iran and opposition backer Turkey.
In the ceremony set up to honor the heads of the three guarantee states of Iran, Russia, and Turkey, the agenda of the talks and the documents to be drafted and signed were discussed by the participants.
On October 26, the UN's Syria envoy, Staffan de Mistura, announced his intention to convene the next round of separate negotiations in Geneva on November 28, the eighth round of talks since early past year.
More than 330,000 people have died and millions have been driven from their homes in the conflict in Syria. De Mistura's office declined to comment.
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