Tutti i delegati ai colloqui sulla Siria sono giunti ad Astana per partecipare al sesto round del negoziato. Nella capitale kazaka sono infatti arrivati anche i rappresentanti dell’opposizione armata e l’Inviato speciale dell’Onu, Staffan de Mistura che si riuniranno per una serie di incontri previsti tra oggi e domani. La delegazione russa è guidata da Alexander Lavrentiev, mentre gli altri due Paesi garanti e cioè Turchia ed Iran sono rappresentati dai viceministri degli Esteri Sedat Onal e Jaberi Ansari. La delegazione degli Usa è guidata da David Satterfield e quella giordana da Nawaf Tell. La delegazione dell’opposizione armata è composta da 24 membri.

All participants of Astana-6 international meeting on Syria, including armed opposition representatives, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and the US representative, have arrived in the Kazakh capital, the press service of Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry said Thursday. "The 6th round of the Astana process on Syria starts on September 14. All participants arrived in the Kazakh capital on the eve," the Foreign Ministry said. "Today and tomorrow the talks will focus on the agenda that has been previously defined." "Russian delegation is headed by Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentiev, Turkish and Iranian - by deputy foreign ministers Sedat Onal and Jaberi Ansari respectively. UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has also arrived. The American delegation is led by acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs David Satterfield, and the Jordanian - by Special Advisor to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on political matters Nawaf Tell. Representatives of the armed Syrian opposition, 24 persons from various groups, have also arrived," the statement read.