US says it has not received formal invitation to Syria talks in Astana

January 13, 2017 21:18

WASHINGTON - The United States has not received a formal invitation to Syria peace talks being organized by Russia and Turkey to be held in the Kazakh capital of Astana on Jan. 23, the US State Department said on Friday.

"To my knowledge we have not received ... a formal invitation to the talks," State Department spokesman Mark Toner said at a daily briefing.

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