Russia expects to consolidate provisions on security corridors at the established de-escalation zones in Syria in Astana next month, Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said.
UN Deputy Special Envoy to Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy said here on Saturday that the United Nations expects a positive role from the Syrian government in the upcoming intra-Syrian talks in Geneva.
A day after firing the head of the agency investigating his administration’s ties to Russia, President Donald Trump hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House for talks focusing largely on Syria.
Diplomats from world powers have spent the past few years trying to figure out how to address the conflict in Syria, North Korea’s nuclear ambitions and Russia’s actions in its neighborhood and abroad.
Senior advisor to Majlis speaker Hossein Amir-Abdollahian said on Thursday that terrorists and Syrian opponents should be clearly delineated and terrorists should not be included in talks with government.
European Union Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini hailed the resumption of talks on Syria in Geneva, Switzerland.
Delegations from Iran, Turkey and Russia, the three main countries of Astana talks on Syria, issued a joint statement in the Kazakh capital on Thursday underlining the need to keep the ceasefire regime established in the war-hit country.
The Czech Republic has a chance of participating in the reconstruction of Iraq and Syria thanks to its operation in the two countries as yet, Foreign Minister Lubomir Zaoralek said on Tuesday when assessing Czech foreign trade last year.
Syrian rebel factions will not attend a new round of negotiations with government figures in the Kazakh capital, an opposition delegation spokesman said on Monday.