February 17 The 15-day Astana talks on Syria ended in the Russian city of Sochi on the 17th.
After the meeting, the joint statement said that Iran, Russia and Turkey supported the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria and the Syrian people to lead the political dialogue of that country.
Russia, Turkey and Iran sent delegations to the talks, and representatives of the governments of Jordan, Iraq and Lebanon, as well as delegations from the United Nations and the International Committee of the Red Cross, participated as observers.
The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a joint statement of the meeting on the 17th.
The statement said that there is no military solution to the Syrian conflict, and Russia, Turkey and Iran, as guarantors of the Astana process, support the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria, resolutely combat terrorism and separatism in all its forms, and are willing to abide by United Nations Security Council resolution 2254, Support the Syrian people to lead the political dialogue in the country.
The statement also stressed the important role of the Syrian Constitutional Council.
The statement said that during the talks, the three parties stressed the need to guarantee the stability of the situation in the downgraded zone of Idlib conflict, while believing that long-term security and stability in the situation in northeastern Syria can only be achieved on the basis of guaranteeing national sovereignty and territorial integrity, and stressed that the current important task is to facilitate the return of refugees from the country.
The statement condemned Israel’s military attack on Syria and expressed serious concern about the humanitarian situation in Syria and the impact of the coronavirus epidemic.
The participants agreed that the next round of Astana talks on Syria would be held in Nursultan, the capital of Kazakhstan, by the middle of this year.
The Astana talks on Syria were launched by Russia, Turkey and Iran in January 2017.
The main purpose is to promote a ceasefire between government forces and opposition forces in Syria and cooperate in combating terrorist organizations in Syria, reach an intentional consensus on major political issues in Syria, and seek the Syrian crisis. Solution.
The Syrian Constitutional Council, composed of representatives of the Syrian government, the opposition and civil society, was officially launched in Geneva on October 30, 2019, to work on constitutional reform.