Syrian National Security service Chief Gen. Ali Mamluk or his deputy will take part in the negotiations in Astana as members of the government delegation.
In addition, on Tuesday, it became known that the government delegation is headed by the Permanent Representative of Syria to the UN, Bashar al-Jaafari. According to him, the new venue in Astana can and should augment the Geneva talks.
It is expected that the meeting will be held in the Kazakh capital on 23 January. After this, on February 8, The Geneva peace talks on Syria, which will be organized by the UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, will start.