Showing posts with label political settlement. Show all posts
Showing posts with label political settlement. Show all posts

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Tactical [Kaos] Necessity Drives US Decision to Back Kurds in Northern Syria

The US decision to arm Kurdish fighters for the offensive to retake the city of Raqqa is purely tactical, since they are the only group within the Syrian Democratic Forces that are in position and capable of defeating Daesh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Europe and Eurasia Jonathan Cohen stated on Wednesday.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Kurds Not Attending Geneva Talks Amid Turkey's Stance

The Syrian Kurds will not be attending the next round of Geneva talks on Syrian settlement due to Turkey's anti-Kurdish sentiment, co-chairman of the Syrian Kurdish Democratic Union Party (PYD) Saleh Muslem told the Firat News Agency, adding that the group was in contact with the talks' UN mediators.

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Syria: Army General Command declares a comprehensive cessation of hostilities across the country

The Army and the Armed Forces General Command on Thursday declared a comprehensive cessation of hostilities across all the territories of the Syrian Arab Republic starting at 00:00 on 30/12/2016 in the wake of the victories and advances achieved by the Syrian armed forces on more than a front.

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

African Union unveils new Libya peace initiative

The African Union on Tuesday announced a new initiative aimed at fostering "all-inclusive" political dialogue in Libya with a view to reaching a negotiated settlement between the North African country’s various political factions.

Saturday, October 22, 2016

Kremlin as yet not optimistic about terms of Syrian settlement

There are no reasons for optimism about time of settlement in Syria as yet, the Russian president’s Press Secretary Dmitry Peskov said in an interview with the Vesti V Subbotu weekly television program on Saturday in a response to a question - for how long Syria will continue.

Saturday, October 1, 2016

Syrian-Israeli conflict over the Golan Heights seemed to have already been settled: 'US Pulling us into Abyss of War in Middle East'

How has the situation on the ground in Syria changed after a year of Russian military involvement? Speaking to Sputnik, veteran German politician Willy Wimmer suggested that it has demonstrated that Russia is the only major power ready to seriously fight terrorism, and to call for an end to a war which risks spreading across the region.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

De Mistura to submit a draft framework plan to solve Syrian crisis

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that he will submit a framework of proposals as a starting point for resuming the intra-Syrian talks, stressing the importance of initiating direct dialogue among all Syrian sides in the next round.

Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Presidente al-Assad a políticos griegos: el pueblo sirio está determinado a seguir defendiendo a su patria y decisión soberana

El presidente, Bashar al-Assad, se reunió este martes con una delegación griega integrada de varios políticos, entre ellos se destacó el diputado Nikos Nikolopoulos, presidente del Partido Democrático Cristiano, y Theodore Katsanevas, miembro del partido “PA. SO. K”.

Monday, July 25, 2016

Moscow counts on progress in Geneva talks on Syria on Tuesday

Moscow counts on achieving advance regarding the inter-Syrian dialogue at the talks on Syria scheduled to be held in Geneva on Tuesday with the participation of Russia, the US and the UN, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov told TASS on Monday.

Friday, July 15, 2016

Russia makes every effort to hold "5+2" meeting on Transdniestria in 2016

Russia makes every effort to hold another meeting on Transdniestrian settlement in the "5+2" format until the end of 2016, Russian Foreign Ministry’s Ambassador-at-Large and Russia’s envoy to negotiations on Transdniestrian settlement Sergey Gubarev said on Friday.

Thursday, June 23, 2016

De Mistura: We seek to resume Syrian talks in July

The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura announced on Thursday that the next round of Syrian talks in Geneva has not yet been determined, noting that the UN seeks to resume it in July.

Monday, April 18, 2016

A governing transitional body without Assad : Syria’s HNC delegation decides to take pause in peace talks

The delegation of Syria’s opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) to the intra-Syria talks in Geneva has decided to take a pause until the Syrian government implements United Nations Security Council resolution 2254, HCN’s spokesman Riyad Naasan Agha wrote on his Facebook account on Monday.

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Syria High Negotiations Committee members fail to show up for talks with Russian diplomat

Representatives of the Syrian opposition’s High Negotiations Committee (HNC) have not come to the meeting with Russian presidential envoy for the Middle East and Africa and Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov in Cairo, a TASS correspondent reported on Tuesday.

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Western countries have blocked in the UN security Council of the Russian resolution on Syria

Western members of the UN Security Council blocked the Russia-proposed draft statement urging them to provide the most representative character of the upcoming round of inter-Syrian negotiations. This was announced by Russia’s permanent representative Vitaly Churkin, according TASS.

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“The U.S. must stop supporting terrorists who are destroying Syria and her people" : US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard

US Congresswoman, Tulsi Gabbard, recently visited Syria, and even met with President Bashar Al-Assad. She also visited the recently libe...