Syria peace talks in Astana postponed – Kazakhstan foreign ministry

Smoke rises from the al-Mishlab district at Raqqa’s southeastern outskirts, Syria June 7, 2017. REUTERS/Rodi Said

(Reuters) Russia, Turkey and Iran have postponed a planned round of talks on Syria in Kazakhstan, which Moscow had proposed to hold on June 12-13, the Kazakh Foreign Ministry said on Thursday.

A spokesman for the ministry said it was unclear when the next round of negotiations, which have also involved the Damascus government and some rebel factions, could take place.

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