The head of the Russian delegation to the talks of Astana Alexander Lavrentev at a press conference at the end of the 13th round of the series of meetings of Astana, the need to continue to fight the terrorist organizations that control most of the area of Idlib and detain hundreds of thousands of Syrians and take them hostage. He said there were about 20,000 terrorists there.
"The international community should facilitate the return of the Syrian refugees to their country and not interfere with it," Lavrentyev said.
In response to a question on guaranteeing the rights of the Kurdish people in the Syrian constitution, Lavrentev said Moscow encourages dialogue between Self-Administration and the government in Damascus, adding "We support the dialogue and this makes our position different from the positions of the rest of the parties."
Lavrentev stressed that the Kurds are part of the Syrian society and liberated their areas from Daesh through cooperation with the Arab tribes.
He pointed out that reaching a solution between the Self-Administration and the Damascus government is to ensure that the Kurdish people get their rights as well as to dispel their fears for their fate and to maintain their representation in the different bodies on the unified Syrian territory.
The Self-Administration calls for a decentralized system of government in Syria and the recognition of the Self-administration formed by all the components of the region from Kurds, Arabs, Syriac Assyrians, Chaldeans and other components. This region is the only one that takes the languages of all components as basic languages in dealing with official institutions.
But the regime wants to return the areas of northern and eastern Syria to the pre-2011, that is, the return of control of the regime over all aspects of life and not to grant the residents of the region their rights.