Next inter-Syrian consultations in Moscow in a month

Moscow, Jan 30 (IANS/TASS) The next meeting between the Syrian opposition and government representatives may take place in Moscow in late February, leader of the Syrian opposition Popular Front for Change and Liberation, Qadri Jamil, said in a news conference on Friday.

“The agreement has been reached to entrust the Russian side, in particular, the Institute of Oriental Studies, with the preparation of a second meeting that is to be held roughly in a month and with developing its agenda,” Jamil said.
According to him, “all the sides should make efforts to hold the meeting within the specified time”.
“The consultations that have been held in Moscow have already put the dialogue on a new track,” he said.
The two sides concluded four days of peace consultations in Moscow Thursday.
In Wednesday’s discussions, the Syrian government delegation, said Wednesday it was ready to look at a number of the opposition’s proposals but thinks some of them are subject for more detailed discussion that might be held in Damascus.
Representatives of the Syrian opposition have agreed in general to a list of 10 proposals to stop bloodshed in Syria and launch a peace process.
–IANS/TASS
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