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    Syrian Armed Opposition Likely to Take Part in May 3-4 Astana Talks

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    Syria's armed opposition group is going to take part in the next round of Astana talks on May 3-4, a source in the opposition delegation told Sputnik on Sunday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — It is most likely that Syria's armed opposition will take part in the next round of Astana talks on Syrian reconciliation due to be held on May 3-4, a source in the opposition delegation told Sputnik on Sunday.

    "It is likely that we will take part [in the Astana talks]. We have not refused to participate," the source said.

    On Wednesday, the fourth round of Astana talks are expected to take place in Kazakhstan's capital. The Asian city has already hosted three rounds of talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran, held on January 23-24, February 15-16 and March 14-15

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