“All the agreements reached in Astana should not remain on paper and must be strictly implemented,” the Foreign Ministry said in a statement. “The delegation of Kazakhstan has called on all parties to the conflict to agree to stop fighting in the eastern Ghouta and to contribute to strengthening the ceasefire regime in the areas of reducing escalation .
The Security Council met on Thursday at the request of Russia to discuss the situation in Syria, specifically in the eastern Ghouta of Damascus. Russia has circulated amendments to the draft truce resolution, demanding a cease-fire or a humanitarian truce for at least 30 days.
Sweden and Kuwait circulated a draft resolution on the implementation of a 30-day ceasefire in Syria to provide humanitarian assistance and medical evacuation in al-Ghouta.
The UN Security Council vote on the draft resolution on a ceasefire in Syria is expected to take place on Friday.