Turkish Family Minister Fatma Betül Sayan Kaya has called on the world to play its part in helping Syrian children. Continue reading
The EU’s foreign policy chief said on Oct. 16 the bloc would strengthen cooperation with Turkey on issues “related to regional dynamics.” Continue reading
The European Union will organise a second Brussels Conference on Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region in spring 2018. This was announced yesterday by High Representative/Vice-President Federica Mogherini during a high-level event on the Syria crisis, hosted by the EU in the margins of the 72nd UN General Assembly in New York and attended by close to 50 countries and partners. Continue reading
The United Nations envoy for Syria and the EU foreign affairs commissioner warned that the Geneva talks on a political agreement to end the conflict must resume to ensure that the country does not end up partitioned. Continue reading
The Syrian opposition should renounce ultimatums and preconditions at the negotiations in Geneva, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday following talks with his Belgian counterpart Didier Reynders.
The head of the main opposition delegation at ongoing Syria talks in Geneva on Wednesday called on the UN to put pressure on the Damascus regime following its “refusal” to join in negotiations.
High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov in Brussels on Tuesday, with the Syrian crisis reportedly topping the agenda.
A meeting of the BRICS foreign ministers announced its strong support for the Geneva and Astana peace talks on settling the Syrian conflict and welcomed the establishment of de-escalation areas in the Arab republic, a statement made Monday, following the activities and results of the recent meetings, showed.
The Astana talks on Syria are extremely important and useful for the cessation of hostilities in the country, United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said during a joint press conference with Norwegian Foreign Minister Borge Brende in Oslo.