The first delegates of the Syrian National Dialogue Congress have arrived to Sochi on Sunday night. Among the delegates who have arrived to the Russian Black Sea resort city are reportedly representatives of the internal opposition from Damascus. A total of 169 people have arrived to Sochi from the Syrian capital. Another 175 people, including representatives of the Arab Socialist Ba'ath Party... Еще and the National Progressive Front have also arrived to Sochi. The Syrian National Dialogue Congress is set take place between January 29 and 30. Around 1,600 delegates representing a wide range of Syria's political forces have been invited to participate in the congress. The initiative to hold the congress was announced at a December meeting of the Syrian ceasefire guarantor nations, including Russia, Iran and Turkey.