MOSCOW, February 15. /TASS/. Talks on Syria in Kazakhstan's Astana will be held on Wednesday and Thursday as scheduled, with no pauses or delays, a high-ranking official of Russia’s Defense Ministry told TASS.
"The talks in the framework of the Astana process on settlement in Syria are held as planned on February 15 and 16. There are no pauses or delays," the official said.
On February 15, the delegations will hold working meetings in a bilateral format to "specify positions and also voice the prepared proposals on ensuring ceasefire in Syria."
"Tomorrow, a plenary session will be held here with the participation of all delegations where a final document may be agreed," he said.
Earlier, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry said that the meeting of the international group for settlement in Syria was postponed until Thursday.
The first meeting of the joint group for Syria ceasefire monitoring was held in Astana on February 6 involving experts of Russia, Turkey, Iran and also the United Nations and Jordan. The group was formed after a conference on the Syrian settlement held in Kazakhstan’s capital on January 23-24.