Kazakh Foreign Minister to Meet Syrian Opposition Envoys After Astana Talks

© AP Photo / Frank Franklin IIErlan A. Idrissov, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister
Erlan A. Idrissov, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister - Sputnik International
Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Erlan Idrissov plans to meet with members of the Syrian opposition, currently holding talks in Astana, a source familiar with the situation told RIA Novosti Tuesday.

ASTANA (Sputnik) — Some 30 opposition figures arrived in the Kazakh capital on Monday for a fresh round of talks aimed at resolving the four-year Syrian Civil War.

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"A meeting with Kazakhstan’s foreign minister is scheduled for the morning," the source said.

Earlier on Tuesday, the majority of Syrian opposition envoys signed a final document on the results of the two-day reconciliation talks.

Representatives of Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government did not attend the negotiations in Astana.

UN-backed consultations between sides to the Syrian crisis began in Geneva, Switzerland, earlier this month.

Syria's warring parties have met twice over the last three years at UN-backed Geneva conferences and twice in the Russian capital of Moscow but failed to reach a practical solution toward ending the violence that has killed more than 220,000 people.

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