Russia's foreign minister Sergey Lavrov says Russian military, Syrian government to extend cease-fire regime in rebel-held Eastern Ghouta region outside Damascus city as long as it takes to allow all the civilians to leave the area. Lavrov spoke in Kazakhstan on Friday, saying the cease-fire will be extended "until all (civilians) leave" the enclave known … Continue reading Ceasefire In Eastern Ghouta To Be Extended
Foreign ministers of Iran, Russia and Turkey - Javad Zarif, Sergey Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu are to meet in Kazakhstan's capital Astana on Friday to discuss the de-escalation zones in Syria and political and humanitarian crisis. The representatives of the guarantor states will be received by Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev. The top diplomats are expected to … Continue reading Iran, Russia, Turkey to discuss Syria in Astana
On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders accused Moscow and Damascus of targeting civilians in Eastern Ghouta. She particularly called on Russia and its partners to abide by their obligations concerning de-escalation zones. On Wednesday, Russia suggested that the United Nations Security Council hold an emergency meeting to discuss the deteriorating humanitarian situation in … Continue reading Moscow Says Pro-IS Terror Groups Responsible for Syria’s Eastern Ghouta Crisis
French Defence Minister Florence Parly on Friday called the international community to put an end to bombings in Syria. She urged to open humanitarian corridors to save and help civilians. "We are very worried. The air strikes need to end," Parly said. "Civilians are the targets, in Idlib and in the east of Damascus. This … Continue reading France Calls For Humanitarian Corridors In Syria
The United Nations humanitarian agencies called for cessation of hostilities in Syria for at least one month to deliver aid to all those in need. The UN humanitarian coordinator in Syria Ali al-Zaatari and other humanitarian agencies accepted the paper. The humanitarian situation is critical in Eastern Ghouta, Idlib province and Rukhban refugee camp.
A solidarity stand was staged in Aleppo University in support of the national decision and in rejection of the US intervention in Syria and the US illegal military presence which violates the international law and makes an aggression on the Syrian sovereignty. The Syrian students expressed their condemnation of the US intervention in Syria, this … Continue reading Solidarity Stand In Aleppo Rejecting US Intervention In Syria
Presidential Political and Media Advisor Dr. Bouthaina Shaaban stressed that Syria is adopting a constructive practical approach that believes in partnership, political dialogue and the common destiny of all the segments of the Syrian people, expressing the Government’s readiness to hold dialogue with whoever believes in the political solution to the crisis in Syria. Commenting … Continue reading Syria Ready for Dialogue With Whoever Believes in Political Solution to the Crisis – Shaaban