SEVENTH ROUND OF ASTANA WILL BE HELD ON 30-31 OCTOBER




İlknur Şebnem Öztemel-TDO-20.10.2017- Kazakh Foreign Ministry announced that the next and the seventh round of Astana Talks will be held in the last week of October.

Moreover, as ministry denounced, the main goal of the upcoming meeting was collacated as to agree on a provision establishing a new working group which will be responsible with release of hostages and prisoners, return of the bodies of fallen soldiers, search for the missing, coımbat against terrorism and demining.

Undoubtedly, this term of Astana talks may be hard and led interesting developments regarding political and military developments in the region. It is significant to remind that, after the illegal independence referendum held in Northern Iraq, Central Iraqi army entered Kirkuk and conflict between peshmerga and Iraqi soldiers are still continuing.  Also, recently Assad attacked Turkish government’s decision to have a cross-border operation Idlib.