The Syrian government is prepared to exchange inmates kept in Syrian prisons for civilians and military servicemen held by armed opposition groups, the SANA news agency reported on Monday citing an official source. 


According to SANA, the Syrian government has expressed full readiness, “particularly in the framework of the exerted efforts for holding next Astana talks, to swap prisoners in exchange for Syrian abductees and hostages held by terrorist groups including men, women, children, civilians and soldiers.”