Syrian opposition marks progress in exchange with prisoners at meeting in Sochi
Almaty. August 1. KazTAG - According to the head of the delegation of the Syrian opposition Ahmed Tom progress has been made on exchange with prisoners in Syria, TASS reports.
"At the meeting, an initiative was announced to exchange with a certain number of detainees. We are waiting for the lists for exchange from the Syrian government, "A. Tom said at a press conference on Tuesday following the meeting under the Astana format in Sochi.
The Syrian opposition also positively assessed the situation in the de-escalation zone near Idlib.
"We discussed first of all the Idlib problem. We want to note that measures have been taken there to lower tensions, this process is generally going well. We want this zone of de-escalation to become a zone of complete ceasefire," he said.
At the same time, he added that security in this region is provided mainly thanks to the presence of observers from Turkey, whom he called allies.
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