Assad, Iran, Turkey agree on Astana for Syria talks: Russia

MOSCOW: President Vladimir Putin said on Friday that Russia, Iran, Turkey and Syrian President Bashar al Assad had all agreed that the Kazakh capital of Astana should be the venue for new Syrian peace talks.
Russia, Iran and Turkey held talks in Moscow on Tuesday after which they said they were ready to help broker a Syrian peace deal.
Putin has proposed holding the negotiations in Kazakhstan, a close Russian ally. — Reuters