Moscow Invites BRICS To Invest In Rebuilding Syria

Russia has invited its partners among the BRICS nations (Brazil, India, China and South Africa) to establish a foothold in the promising Syrian market. “According to Syrian estimates, losses in the real sector of the economy topped $75 billion,” the Russian Ambassador to the country, Alexander Kinshchak said. “UN experts believe that it will take … Continue reading Moscow Invites BRICS To Invest In Rebuilding Syria

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Syria Opposition Visit Moscow Before Sochi Meeting

The Syria's opposition delegation led by Naser al-Hariri arrived in Moscow to hold talks with Russia's Foreign Ministry representatives on the aim, mission and agenda of the upcoming Sochi meeting. According to the Russia's FM officials, the National Dialogue Congress in Sochi is not an alternative but parallel process of the Syrian crisis political settlement. … Continue reading Syria Opposition Visit Moscow Before Sochi Meeting

Moscow Will Confront All Attempts to Politicize Investigation Into Using Chemicals in Syria

Russia affirmed that it will continue to confront all attempts to politicize the investigation into the use of chemical weapons in Syria. In a statement following 56th OPCW Emergency Session held upon the United States’ request, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that since the beginning, it has rejected the OPCW’s draft resolution … Continue reading Moscow Will Confront All Attempts to Politicize Investigation Into Using Chemicals in Syria

Lavrov: Tillerson Assures Washington’s Only Goal in Syria is Fighting ISIS

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has given assurances that Washington’s only goal in Syria is fighting ISIS, the TASS news agency cited Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov as saying on Thursday. Lavrov said he had last had a telephone conversation with Tillerson on Oct. 9, the agency reported. Russia’s defense ministry accused the United … Continue reading Lavrov: Tillerson Assures Washington’s Only Goal in Syria is Fighting ISIS

Syrian Rebels Meeting in Riyadh End With Nothing

The Syrian opposition meeting in Riyadh on Tuesday ended without any agreement as Moscow didn't agree on any changes to President Bashar Assad’s rule or altering of the current Syrian constitution. At the same time a partial agreement between the opposition delegations and the Cairo side regarding some issues was made. Russia's delegation also made … Continue reading Syrian Rebels Meeting in Riyadh End With Nothing

Moscow Hopes Syrian Opposition Will Help Destroy ‘Terrorist Hotbed’ in Syria

Moscow hopes the Syrian opposition will fight against terrorism in Syria more actively, the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement Friday. The statement said that the establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria opens the possibility to focus on the elimination of the "terrorist hotbed" there. "We expect that the patriotically minded part of the … Continue reading Moscow Hopes Syrian Opposition Will Help Destroy ‘Terrorist Hotbed’ in Syria

Washington, Moscow Discuss Syria’s De-Escalation Zones’ Parameters

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Friday he expected to finish work with the United States on resolving issues with the operation of the southern Syria de-escalation zone soon. "I think that this work will be completed in the very near future," Lavrov said. He complimented Russian-US-Jordanian efforts as "the best confirmation that when we … Continue reading Washington, Moscow Discuss Syria’s De-Escalation Zones’ Parameters