Experts from Russia, Turkey, Iran and the United Nations have started a technical meeting in Kazakhstan's capital, Astana, to discuss in detail the implementation of the Syrian ceasefire agreement, Kazakhstan's Foreign Ministry said on Monday.
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"Representatives of Jordan are expected to take part for the first time," a ministry spokesman said of the talks.
He said the agenda included reviewing the implementation of the cessation of hostilities, discussing a proposal from the Syrian armed opposition about the ceasefire, and determining options about how to implement it.
"This is about creating a mechanism to control the implementation of the ceasefire," the ministry spokesman said.
The ministry gave no information about the line-up of the delegations, who were meeting behind closed doors.