ASTANA TALKS RESULTS

The talks took place on Jan 23-24 in Rixon Hotel in the Kazakhstan’s capital city and included the representatives of Syria, Iran, Turkey, Russia, US ambassador, UN, Syrian opposition and various groups considered by the official Damascus to be terrorist formations (for example, Jaish al Islam).

ANALYST: PUTIN’S WIN-WIN DEAL IN ASTANA

Turkey and Russia expressed their readiness to invite the representatives from the United States to the upcoming Syrian peace talks. Earlier Russian leader Vladimir Putin has stressed the need to respect the interests of Washington as one of global players in the region.