Iran, Russia and Turkey reaffirm their determination to respect the sovereignty, unity, independence and territorial integrity of Syria.
"(The parties) reaffirmed their firm commitment to the sovereignty, independence, unity and territorial integrity of Syria with the purposes and principles of the UN Charter," reads afinal statement issued at the end of the negotiations. peace on Syria, held in Astana (capital of Kazakhstan).
In the text, released on Thursday, Russia, Iran and Turkey have also expressed their concern about the continued ceasefire violations in the province of Idlib , northwest Syria, and have shown their strong opposition to separatist agendas aimed at undermine the sovereignty of the Arab country.
The note also notes that the three parties have agreed to continue thefight against terrorism in Syria until the total elimination of the takfiri band ISIL (Daesh, in Arabic), Front Al-Nusra (self-proclaimed Front Fath Al-Sham) and all the other people, gangs, companies and entities associated with Al-Qaeda or Daesh.
Tehran, Moscow and Ankara have similarly condemned the use of chemical weapons in Syriaand have called for a transparent and professional investigation of any report in this regard, in accordance with the Convention on the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (CWC).
"There is no military solution to the conflict in Syria," he added, adding that the three countries will continue their joint efforts to advance the political solution to the crisis in the Arab country in accordance withthe resolution. 2254of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC).
On the other hand, the parties have demanded that the international community, especially the United Nations (UN), to increase support to Syria, including sending humanitarian aid.
They have also reiterated their willingness to begin talks in coordination with the international community, the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) and specialized international agencies in order to create conditions for the return of displaced persons and refugees. to their homes in Syria.
The next high-level international meeting on Syria will be held in February 2018, ahead of the final declaration of the Astana summit.