UN Eyes Positive Role of Syria’s Assad in Upcoming Talks

UN Deputy Special Envoy to Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy said here on Saturday that the United Nations expects a positive role from the Syrian government in the upcoming intra-Syrian talks in Geneva. In a press briefing in Damascus following his meeting with foreign ministry officials, Ramzy said he heard that the Syrian stance will be … Continue reading UN Eyes Positive Role of Syria’s Assad in Upcoming Talks

UN Started Preparatory Meetings for Syrian Talks

The UN began on Thursday preparatory meetings with participants in the discussions on Syrian crisis. Substantive discussions are to be opened on March 24 when the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura returns to Geneva as Deputy Special Envoy Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy said. "Mistura will be here tonight, we have started preliminary discussions … Continue reading UN Started Preparatory Meetings for Syrian Talks

All Syrian Sides Confirm Will Attend Peace Talks: UN

Syrian government and rebel delegations have confirmed their attendance at peace talks set to resume in Geneva this week, the United Nations said Tuesday, despite renewed fighting around Damascus. "All invitees who had already attended the previous round of talks in February 2017 have confirmed their participation", U.N. spokeswoman Alessandra Vellucci told reporters. She said … Continue reading All Syrian Sides Confirm Will Attend Peace Talks: UN

Ramzy to meet HNC members in Geneva

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura's deputy Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy is now in the Geneva hotel to hold a meeting with the Syrian opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) members. The fourth round of UN-backed intra-Syrian talks between the government and opposition factions began on Thursday. The discussions are expected to center around governance, … Continue reading Ramzy to meet HNC members in Geneva