Russia, Iran, Syria and Iraq have immense potential for boosting counterterrorism cooperation through the four-party coordination center in Baghdad, Russian Ambassador to Iraq Maksim Maksimov told Sputnik on Monday.
Iranian Chief of Staff Gen. Mohammad Hossein Bagheri has arrived in Ankara to hold talks with a number of high-ranking Turkish officials on cooperation in settling the crises in Syria and Iraq, local media reported Tuesday.
Official says Israeli delegation will try to persuade White House that cease-fire deal should be amended to make sure Iranian forces, Hezbollah and Shi’ite militias are kept out of Syria.
Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed energy projects and the situation in Syria during a telephone call with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, the Kremlin said in a statement on Monday.
United Nations agencies have expressed “deep concern” for the safety and security of nearly 50,000 Syrians stranded in the desert near their war-wracked country’s southern border with Jordan.
More than 600,000 displaced Syrians returned home in the first seven months of 2017, the United Nations migration agency and partners have found.
Investigators have collected enough evidence to prosecute Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for war crimes, leading UN official Carla del Ponte said on Sunday.
Russia Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said that the size of areas in Syria liberated from the terrorists by the country’s army supported by the Russian Aerospace Forces more than doubled over the past two months.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov affirmed that resolving the crisis in Syria would have been greatly advanced if the United States kept its promise to separate the “opposition” from the terrorists.