ASTANA, Aug. 22 (Press Shia) – Kazakh Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov on Tuesday announced that the 6th Astana meeting on Syria has been preliminary pushed back for mid-September.

According to the information we have received from Russia, the guarantor states, namely Russia, Turkey and Iran, plan to hold a technical meeting before the end of August where they will agree on the agenda and exact dates of the next Astana meeting, Abdrakhmanov told reporters.

A preliminary plan is for mid-September, he added.

The Kazakh capital hosted five meetings on Syria on 2017, which focused on committing to Syria’s sovereignty, independence, and territorial integrity, in addition to establishing de-escalation zones in the country.

SANA/Press Shia