An all-Syrian congress, which will see wide representation of the country’s opposition, is to be held in Sochi, Vladimir Putin said after talks with the Turkish and Iranian presidents, Recep Tayyip Erdogan and Hassan Rouhani, who backed the idea.
“The presidents of Iran and Turkey supported the initiative to convene an all-Syrian forum-congress of the national dialogue in Syria. We agreed to hold this important event at the proper level and ensure the participation of representatives of different sectors of Syrian society,” Putin said after the talks in Sochi on Wednesday.
Success on the battlefield has paved the way to a new stage of the peaceful settlement of the Syrian crisis, Russian President, Vladimir Putin, said.
The Russian President said that he and his counterparts see prospects for a long-term, comprehensive political settlement in Syria. The talks in the Russian Black Sea resort of Sochi lasted for two hours, with Putin saying that they were detailed and had all aspects of the Syrian settlement discussed.
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