Constitution-making process in Syria will be completed during 2018

The summit held by leaders of Turkey, Russia, Germany and France on the Syrian conflict ended in Istanbul. The presidents called for the completion of the Constitution Committee's process for establishing a Syrian constitution by the end of this year that would pave the way for a fair election in Syria. National Coalition for Syrian … Continue reading Constitution-making process in Syria will be completed during 2018

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France Calls on Turkey to End Afrin Offensive

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Tuesday that Paris is reiterating a call on Ankara to end its military offensives on the Kurdish enclave of Afrin in northwestern Syria. During a speech delivered to parliament’s foreign affairs committee, Le Drian said the UN resolution which calls for a ceasefire in Syria “is for … Continue reading France Calls on Turkey to End Afrin Offensive

French Top Diplomat to Discuss Syria With Russia’s Lavrov

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian will fly to Moscow next week for talks with Russia’s top diplomat Sergey Lavrov about the Syria crisis, the French ministry said. "Jean-Yves Le Drian will visit Moscow on February 27 to discuss the situation in Syria with his Russian colleague Sergey Lavrov," the statement read. The French foreign minister said earlier he … Continue reading French Top Diplomat to Discuss Syria With Russia’s Lavrov

Putin Discusses Syria With Macron, Merkel by Phone

Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed the Syrian issue with French President Emmanuel Macron and German Chancellor Angela Merkel during a phone conversation Sunday, the Kremlin said. The importance of continuing joint efforts in the interests of full and speedy implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolution 2401 was noted in the phone conversation, the Kremlin … Continue reading Putin Discusses Syria With Macron, Merkel by Phone

President: ‘France Will Strike’ If Proof Found Chemical Weapons Used in Syria

French President Emmanuel Macron promised to “strike” Syria if any evidence emerges that chemical weapons were used against civilians. However, he added that French intelligence agencies do not have proof to back up such allegations. “On chemical weapons, I set a red line and I reaffirm that red line,” Macron told reporters in Paris on Tuesday. … Continue reading President: ‘France Will Strike’ If Proof Found Chemical Weapons Used in Syria

France Calls For Humanitarian Corridors In Syria

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

France: Iranian, Turkish Military Must Leave Syria

French Foreign Minister says all Turkish military and Irainian militia forces must leave Syria as soon as possible. Asked in an interview on BFM TV whether he wanted Turkish armed forces to withdraw from Syria, French foreign minister Jean-Yves Le Drian replied that he wanted: "The withdrawal of all of those who ought not to … Continue reading France: Iranian, Turkish Military Must Leave Syria