Syria peace talks postponed indefinitely

Syrian peace talks have been postponed indefinitely, says a Kazakh Minister

The talks had been scheduled to take place in the Kazakh capital of Astana

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Key talks to negotiate peace in Syria have been indefinitely postponed. 

Representatives from Russia, Turkey and Iran had been scheduled to meet in Astana in Kazakhstan to flesh out the issues surround de-escalation zones and a ceasefire in place in Syria.

Now, a representative from the Kazakh government has appeared to say the meeting has been indefinitely postponed. 

A spokesman from the Kazakh Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Anouar Jainakov, has been quoted by the news agency Ria Novosti as saying the delegates will carry on with meetings in their home countries. 

When asked if the meetings had been postponed, Jainakov, confirmed this was the case.