The Syrian opposition delegation attended talks in Astana in January [File: Mukhtar Kholdorbekov/Reuters]
Al Jazeera: Syrian opposition walks out of Astana talks
Talks 'suspended' after rebels protest new barrage of air strikes on areas they hold in Syria.
Syrian rebels have suspended their participation in the latest round of Russian-backed talks in Kazakhstan in protest against ongoing air strikes in the war-torn country.
Syrian rebel and government delegations were discussing a Russian plan for "de-escalation zones" on Wednesday when the opposition walked out, citing the bombardment of rebel-held areas.
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