Russia’s Military Police Secure De-Escalation Zones in Syria

Russia has sent military reinforcements to eastern Ghouta near Damascus and southwest Syria to support the de-escalation zones in order to enforce the Syrian military’s declaration of a ceasefire on Saturday. “The measure will help maintain the ceasefire, allow unfettered access for humanitarian aid, and enable refugees and displaced persons to return,” said General Sergey … Continue reading Russia’s Military Police Secure De-Escalation Zones in Syria

Jordan’s King Talks Middle East Peace With Trump Admin

King Abdullah of Jordan met with senior White House officials last week and discussed the Israeli-Palestinian peace talks, the regional fight against terrorism, the situation in Syria and Iraq and ways to combat the feud between the Sunni countries in the Gulf. His visit was discreet as all events were not open to the press, … Continue reading Jordan’s King Talks Middle East Peace With Trump Admin

Russia, Turkey, Iran Finalize Syria De-Escalation Zones Border Documents

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu stated that the July 4-5 international Astana talks are expected to address the formation of a national reconciliation committee in Syria. Russia, Turkey and Iran will finalize documentation on the borders of de-escalation zones in Syria and their verification arrangement, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said. "Currently, together with Iran … Continue reading Russia, Turkey, Iran Finalize Syria De-Escalation Zones Border Documents

Warring Parties Agree on De-Escalation Zones Borders

The border lines in two de-escalation zone have been defined, Israel and Jordan have no place in Syria peace talks. Reports say relevant sides have agreed on the demarcation of the borders in two zones out of four de-escalation zones that covers Eastern Ghouta and areas in Northern Homs. The sides have not thus far … Continue reading Warring Parties Agree on De-Escalation Zones Borders

Russian-Israeli Coordination to ‘Reduce Tension’ South of Syria

Russian Minister of Defense Sergei Shoigu underlined the presence of constructive coordination with Israel to reduce tensions in south Syria, stressing that the priority was to draft a new Syrian constitution during the upcoming Astana meetings. Addressing the Russian parliament on Wednesday, Shoigu said he hoped that work on drafting a new constitution would be … Continue reading Russian-Israeli Coordination to ‘Reduce Tension’ South of Syria

Minister: Russia, US Have Constant Contacts on Syria

Russia and the United States continue contacts on Syrian issue on a 24-hour basis, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on May 24. "We did not stop contacts with the U.S. on cooperation. It happens around the clock. We meet at different venues," Shoigu said during the "government hour" in the Federation Council. He added … Continue reading Minister: Russia, US Have Constant Contacts on Syria

US, Russia Boost Dialogue About Syria Operations to Include Generals

The U.S. military and Russia have stepped up their communication about operations over Syria to include dialogue between U.S. and Russian generals in the Middle East, said the top Air Force general in the region. Lt. Gen. Jeffrey L. Harrigian, the commander of Air Forces Central Command, told reporters at the Pentagon that “deconfliction” between … Continue reading US, Russia Boost Dialogue About Syria Operations to Include Generals