▲ Up
 
02:46 24-05-2017
MAIN АКИpress CA-News
ADVERTISE WITH US SUBSCRIBE
KazakhstanKyrgyzstanMongoliaTajikistanTurkmenistanUzbekistanWorld
POLITICSBUSINESSINCIDENTSSOCIETYCULTURESPORTANALYSISSCIENCE
Assad optimistic about Syria peace talks in Astana – French Lawmaker
16:40, 09 January 2017, 2516

AKIPRESS.COM - Syrian President Assad meets Putin in MoscowSyrian President Bashar Assad is positive about the Syria peace talks in Astana and believes that an agreement might be reached there, a French lawmaker told Sputnik following a meeting with Assad on Sunday.

Turkey and Russia brokered ceasefire deal begun late December and the main forces of the armed opposition sign a document expressing a readiness to start peace talks.

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on December 26 that Russia, Iran, Turkey and Syrian President Bashar al Assad had all agreed to hold the talks in Astana although no date has been set.

On January 4, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the Syria peace talks in Astana would start on January 23 if the truce would be properly observed.

"I am very positive about Astana talks, he said pointing that on the contrary to Geneva talks, there could be a true representation of real Syrian groups and parties in Astana. He thinks it is possible to reach an agreement there," a member of the delegation of the French lawmakers, Nicolas Dhuicq, said.

"He was much more confident about country's future and these are his own words than when we saw him during our previous trip in March, because the military situation has improved. He was sorry for the incident in Aleppo airport, when our group came under Islamists' shelling," Dhuicq added.


Full access to all news articles in English

1 month2000 somsubscribe
year20000 somsubscribe
These subscription fees are for private individuals only. Please contact us via phone +996 (312) 900-776 or email info@akipress.org for corporate subscription inquiries
Twitterfacebookprint
LATEST NEWS
18:20 Residents of border areas in Batken ask to resolve water and electricity problem to protect lands from Tajik citizens17:43 American Football Federation of Kyrgyzstan accepted to International Federation of American Football17:37 Manchester terror attack: man held over suicide bombing17:26 40 newly found genes suggests smart people are tall, thin and unlikely to smoke17:19 13yo Kyrgyz boy becomes world Burmese bare-knuckle boxing champion17:01 Interior Ministries of Uzbekistan, Russia sign cooperation protocol16:57 Dyikan farm market in Bishkek closes down16:44 Kyrgyzstan lags behind Kazakhstan in introducing renewable energy facilities – MP16:42 Tajikistan refuses to participate in OSCE-wide Counter-Terrorism Conference15:57 Kazakh energy minister confirms he will be at OPEC meeting in Vienna15:53 New school built for 45 mln som in Issyk-Kul15:50 IT specialists from Kyrgyzstan earn up to $6,000 in Moscow: economist15:44 Two men publicly caned in Indonesia for gay sex15:38 Foreign Ministry of Kyrgyzstan checking Kyrgyz citizens among those killed in Manchester arena attack15:30 Nazarbayev extends condolences to UK PM Theresa May over Manchester Arena attack15:28 Turkmen athletes won 13 medals at Islamic Solidarity Games15:23 Reports assume same man might be behind terror attacks in Stockholm, St.Petersburg metro and Embassy of China in Bishkek15:18 UK, Turkmen diplomats discuss ties15:14 Manchester Arena attack: What happened?14:54 547 schools in Kyrgyzstan located along roads and driveways – Patrol Police
© AKIpress News Agency - 2001-2017. All rights reserved
Republication of any material is prohibited without a written agreement with AKIpress News Agency. Any citation must be accompanied by a hyperlink to akipress.com.
Our address:
Moskovskaya str. 189, Bishkek, the Kyrgyz Republic
e-mail: english@akipress.org, akipressenglish@gmail.com;
Tel/Fax: +996(312)90-07-75