Syrian govt is ready for prisoner swap with rebels

By REUTERS
February 13, 2017 10:45

BEIRUT - The Syrian government is prepared to swap prisoners in its jails for people "kidnapped by terrorist groups", state television reported on Monday, citing an official source.

The government is "continuously ready" for such an exchange with rebel groups, "particularly in the framework of efforts being made for the coming meeting in Astana", a news flash on the state-run al-Ikhbariya TV station said.The Kazakh foreign ministry said on Saturday that Syrian government and rebel delegations had been invited to attend meetings on the Syria crisis in Kazakhstan's capital of Astana on February 15-16.


Related Content

BRITAIN’S PRIME Minister Boris Johnson – he might ignite a post-Brexit Britain prosperity and instil
September 23, 2019
UK believes Iran was behind Saudi oil attacks - PM Johnson

By REUTERS