Experts: Part Of Opposition Left Sochi With Made-Up Reasons

After the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi different experts in their interviews said the part of the opposition delegates from Istanbul left the meeting with made-up reasons. The opposition members refused to leave the airport building in Sochi to proceed to the buses which were waiting for them to get to the conference hall … Continue reading Experts: Part Of Opposition Left Sochi With Made-Up Reasons

Turkish FM: Sochi Congress Was Productive

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said the Syrian National Dialogue Congress held in Sochi was very fruitful. He also stressed the necessity to integrate the Sochi results into Geneva peace process. The diplomat said a new constitutional commission would be formed in the near future and would be gathered in Geneva. Three guarantor-states (Turkey, Russia … Continue reading Turkish FM: Sochi Congress Was Productive

Syrian War Moves Closer To An End

The Syrian conflict is moving closer to its end. Despite global expectations, the key settlement process is occurring on the ground and in closed talks, not in front of the media and, therefore, not manipulated by geopolitical players and games in Astana or Geneva. Such formats on the ground and in talks beyond closed doors … Continue reading Syrian War Moves Closer To An End

Russia’s FM: Kurds’ Aspirations To Express Via Referendum

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says that Russia and the Kurds of Iraq have strong historical ties that go back decades and that Moscow makes sure its ties with Iraqi Kurdistan do not have a negative impact on anyone else, particularly the Iraqi central government. The Russian Foreign Minister says that Kurds—like all other peoples … Continue reading Russia’s FM: Kurds’ Aspirations To Express Via Referendum

Russia: Kurds Must Be Included In Intra-Syrian Talks

A senior Russian official said Kurds should be included in the intra-Syrian peace talks that will resume in Geneva in September this year. The Kurds need to be incorporated in the Syrian opposition delegation at the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva as an important political and military force, as well as a part of the Syrian … Continue reading Russia: Kurds Must Be Included In Intra-Syrian Talks

Geneva To Host Discussion Of New Syrian Constitution

Geneva will host on June 15-16 discussions over the new Syrian constitution, with the participation representatives from the High Negotiations Committee (HNC), as well as the Moscow and Cairo platforms. An official from the Moscow platform said that talks would look into a mechanism to discuss the bases of the new Syrian constitution, which was … Continue reading Geneva To Host Discussion Of New Syrian Constitution

Syrian Crisis Settlement Impossible Without US in Geneva Format – Opposition

The settlement process of the Syrian crisis is impossible to advance without the United States' involvement in the UN-mediated Geneva format, Syrian opposition member Qadri Jamil said. Jamil, leader of Syria's Popular Front for Change and Liberation and a representative of the Moscow opposition platform, criticized the "changing," "unclear" and "unstable" US policy. "Everyone understands … Continue reading Syrian Crisis Settlement Impossible Without US in Geneva Format – Opposition