Kazakhstan: Mediator For Syrian Crisis Settlement

Kazakhstan’s status as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council and a host for Syrian crisis settlemen process, called 'Astana process', promotes recognition of the state and enhances its role on the international arena. Professor of the Institute of International Relations, Konstantinos Filis, considers Astana’s efforts in the Syrian peace process to demonstrate that … Continue reading Kazakhstan: Mediator For Syrian Crisis Settlement

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Defense Ministers Of Iran, Russia To Discuss Syria

Top military officials of Iran and Russia are expected to meet next week to discuss current situation in Syria and further cooperation in fighting against terrorists in the Middle East. According to the reports, Iran's Defense Minister Amir Hatami will take part in Conference on International Security in Moscow and then meet with his Russian … Continue reading Defense Ministers Of Iran, Russia To Discuss Syria

Swedish Official: Turkish Attack on Afrin ‘Unjustified’

A Swedish Member of Parliament and party leader said that the Turkish military offensive in Afrin was “a massive killing of civilians, it’s an ethnic cleansing of hundreds of thousands of people.” “We are, of course, deeply concerned about what’s happening in Afrin. We think this Turkish occupation and attack is totally unprovoked and unjustified,” … Continue reading Swedish Official: Turkish Attack on Afrin ‘Unjustified’

Turkish Forces To Enter Iraq Fighting Kurds

Turkey launched a military offensive in northern Syria in late January. It has now entered Iraq too, and is threatening further action. An expanding war Since ending peace talks with the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in 2015, Turkey has waged war on the group and its allies at home and abroad. In addition to its … Continue reading Turkish Forces To Enter Iraq Fighting Kurds

Largest Convoy Evacuated Civilians From Eastern Ghouta

Over 6,750 civilians have been evacuated from Syria's Eastern Ghouta on Tuesday. That's the biggest convoy in the humanitarian operation. Syria's state media report that a convoy of 100 buses departed on Tuesday morning from the Irbin corridor towards rebel-held Idlib province. Previously over 6,000 people have been evacuated from Harasta, Irbin, Zamalka, Jobar and … Continue reading Largest Convoy Evacuated Civilians From Eastern Ghouta

Tehran, Ankara, Moscow To Hold Talks On Syria

The presidents of Iran, Turkey and Russia are expected to meet in a trilateral summit to discuss Syria in Istanbul on April 4. The meeting will be hosted by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and will be the second such summit. The first one took place last November in the Russia's Sochi. Reports say, the … Continue reading Tehran, Ankara, Moscow To Hold Talks On Syria

UN: All War Crimes In Syria Must Be Pursued

War crimes investigators and activists have amassed an “overwhelming volume” of testimony, images and videos documenting atrocities committed by all sides during Syria’s war, a U.N. quasi-prosecutorial body said in its first report. The team, led by former French judge Catherine Marchi-Uhel, said it is preparing case files and has engaged with war crimes investigative … Continue reading UN: All War Crimes In Syria Must Be Pursued