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Turkey Wants to Redeem Itself in Syria Issue: Analyst

A political analyst and a former envoy to Syria says Turkey seems to be cooperating to help Syria peace talks move forward and bear fruit in an effort to improve its image.
Jaberi Ansari

Iranian Diplomat Hails ‘More Peaceful Atmosphere’ in Syria Talks in Astana

Head of Iran’s diplomatic team in the latest round of negotiations between the Syrian government and the rebel groups in the Kazakh city of Astana hailed a “calmer and more conciliatory” atmosphere in the peace talks than the previous round.
Astana Talks

Astana Talks on Syria Peace Postponed to Thursday

Amid Iranian and Turkish presidents’ consultations with regional powers, Kazakh Foreign Ministry confirmed that the beginning of the second round of talks on the settlement of Syrian crisis in Astana has been postponed until February 16.

5,000 Chinese Terrorists Arrive in Syria through Turkey

Syria’s Ambassador to China says approximately 5,000 fighters from the restive northwest Chinese region of Xinjiang are fighting alongside militants in Syria having arrived in the Arab country through Turkey.

Iran May Allow Russian Jet Fighters to Use Its Airspace: Official

Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani said Russia’s Syria-bound military jets could be allowed to use the Iranian airspace.

Certain Regional Countries Worried about Terrorists, Not Syrian People: Iranian Official

Ali Shamkhani, the secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, said certain countries in the Middle East do not have any sympathy for the war-torn people of Syria, but are worried about the terrorist groups they support.

Iranian MP Warns against Syria’s Disintegration

An Iranian Parliament member warned that disastrous consequences will happen if Syria’s integrity is not maintained.
Alexander Lavrentiev

Putin’s Envoy to Discuss Syrian Crisis with Iranian Officials in Tehran

Russia's special envoy on Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, is due in Tehran to hold talks with senior Iranian officials on the latest developments in the war-ravaged Arab country.

Attempts to Increase Iran-Russia Distance Can Harm Fight against Terror

A senior Iranian analyst believes that divisive diplomacy and religious bans won’t lead to sustainable peace in Syria and the Middle East, and if the US President Trump wants to defeat terrorism in the region, he should avoid imposing such approaches.

Analyst Describes Syria Peace Talks in Astana as a Step Forward

A senior Middle East expert says the recent Syria peace talks held in the Kazakh capital of Astana were a positive move in handling the Syrian issue.

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