Jaafari Presented For UN’s De Mistura Copy Of Oldest Peace Agreement

Permanent Representative of the Syrian Arab Republic to the United Nations Bashar Jaafari presented for the UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura a copy of the oldest known peace agreement. UN Spox Stephane Dujarric said it was presented to De Mistura during the round of peace talks in Vienna January 25 and was … Continue reading Jaafari Presented For UN’s De Mistura Copy Of Oldest Peace Agreement

Syria’s Jaafari Slams Informal Paper On Geneva Process

Syria's Permanent Representative of Syria to the UN has criticized the informal paper on reviving the political process in Geneva as it contradicts international resolutions and aims to undermine the Geneva talks and the Sochi Congress. He said the list was established by the USA, UK, France, Saudi Arabia and Jordan, who are directly involved in … Continue reading Syria’s Jaafari Slams Informal Paper On Geneva Process

Russia Backs Proposal on Setting Up Consultative Mechanism on Syria’s Constitution

Moscow supports the proposal of Staffan de Mistura, the UN’s special envoy for Syria, on establishing a consultative mechanism on Syria’s constitution, Russian Special Presidential Representative for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said on Friday. "We support any advancement in any part of this large-scale work (for achieving settlement in … Continue reading Russia Backs Proposal on Setting Up Consultative Mechanism on Syria’s Constitution

Syrian Delegation Passes Questions on Governance to De Mistura

The delegation of the Syrian government in Geneva, headed by Bashar Jaafari, presented a set of questions to UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura related to the issue of governance - the so-called first basket of discussions at the intra-Syrian talks. During the fourth round of the Geneva negotiations, which ended on March … Continue reading Syrian Delegation Passes Questions on Governance to De Mistura

Syria Peace Talks in Astana Close With No Sign of Rebels

Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan closed on Wednesday without any substantive negotiations taking place, after rebels boycotted the meeting that took place as a deadly double suicide bombing marked the start of the civil war's seventh year. The only concrete outcome from the third round of talks in Astana was an agreement between Russia, Turkey … Continue reading Syria Peace Talks in Astana Close With No Sign of Rebels

Jaafari: We are very keen on the success of Astana track

Head of the Syrian delegation to the 3rd round of Astana talks Bashar al-Jaafari stressed keenness on the success of Astana track, and on that the talks will reach the safe side in a way that would serve Syria’s higher national interests whether the armed factions participated in the talks or not. In a press … Continue reading Jaafari: We are very keen on the success of Astana track

Jaafari: Opposition Holding Geneva Talks ‘Hostage’

The Syrian government delegation has accused the main opposition group at UN-led negotiations of holding the talks "hostage" in their final hours, adding that it would hold the opposition responsible for any failure. After a week of indirect talks, little progress has been made in getting the two sides to the negotiating table. And as … Continue reading Jaafari: Opposition Holding Geneva Talks ‘Hostage’