The UN’s Syria envoy on Thursday said the eighth round of peace talks in Geneva would continue through the middle of next month. Continue reading
Delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic, headed by Dr. Bashar al-Jaafari, arrived at UN HQ in Geneva for holding second round of talks with UN Special Envoy to Syria, Staffan de Mistura, in the framework of the 8th round of the Syrian-Syrian talks. Continue reading
The UN Security Council on Monday urged all Syrian parties to actively participate in the Geneva political process without preconditions and to support efforts to ensure its success. Continue reading
The United Nations will be hosting on Tuesday a unified Syrian opposition in Geneva for the first time as the body’s eighth round of peace talks opens in a bid to end the six-year conflict. Continue reading
US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis told reporters on Monday that the US military would only leave Syria after it is evident the Syrian settlement process in Geneva is successful. 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
China’s special envoy for Syria, Xie Xiaoyan, said the Astana and Geneva peace talks on the settlement of the Syrian crisis are “mutually supportive”, noting that a new round of the UN-mediated talks is expected to be held in the Swiss city in August.
Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Deputy foreign minister (2005-2011) comment on the situation in Syria.
UN-led Syria talks have a chance of making progress because demands for the overthrow of President Bashar al-Assad have receded, Russia’s ambassador in Geneva.