Ambassador: Current Round Of Geneva Talks Is Off To A Better Start

Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, Deputy foreign minister (2005-2011) comment on the situation in Syria. We believe the current round of Geneva talks is off to a better start due to the participation of all the main opposition platforms – the Riyadh, Moscow, and Cairo groups. The constitutional … Continue reading Ambassador: Current Round Of Geneva Talks Is Off To A Better Start

Russia, Brazil Stand For Political Solution Of Syrian Conflict

Russia and Brazil have supported early political solution of the Syrian armed conflict, the Statement of Russian President Vladimir Putin and Brazilian President Michel Temer says. According to the document, the settlement in Syria must be carried out "on the basis of UN Security Council’s Resolution 2254 and the political process conducted by the Syrians … Continue reading Russia, Brazil Stand For Political Solution Of Syrian Conflict

Astana Talks Only Fruitful Process for Syria Peace: Iran FM

Iranian foreign minister says the Astana Talks, an initiative by Iran, Russia, and Turkey to help settle the six-year crisis in Syria, has so far been the only fruitful process to restore peace to the war-torn country. “I think Astana [Process] has been up until now the only process that has produced result. And that … Continue reading Astana Talks Only Fruitful Process for Syria Peace: Iran FM

De-Escalation Zones To Mark Step Towards Syria’s Unity

De-escalation zones in Syria should not play the role of prototypes of the country's territorial split but, much rather, would help establish collaboration between the parties of the civil conflict, Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with Le Figaro. "I wouldn't really like to see the zones turn into prototypes of the territorial … Continue reading De-Escalation Zones To Mark Step Towards Syria’s Unity

Russia, Saudi Arabia Praise Syria Talks

Russia and Saudi Arabia hailed their growing partnership in oil markets and dialogue on Syria Tuesday, in a departure from past hostilities between the top global producers and major players in the Middle East. Russian President Vladimir Putin heaped praise on Deputy Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, who looks after the kingdom’s defense and energy, … Continue reading Russia, Saudi Arabia Praise Syria Talks

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

Syria to Dominate Talks Between Russian, US Top Diplomats in Washington

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov will hold talks with US State Secretary Rex Tillerson in Washington on Wednesday, with focus on the Syria crisis, topical international and bilateral issues. Lavrov has arrived in the United States on a three-day working visit. "The talks with US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson are scheduled for May 10 … Continue reading Syria to Dominate Talks Between Russian, US Top Diplomats in Washington