Syria forming new constitution draft committee
UN Special Envoy for Syria Geir Pedersen said, "I'm very pleased that now we seem to be closer to establishing the constitutional committee," Syria's post-war government and new constitution are seen …
Russia, Iran, Turkey to hold trilateral summit on Syria, date undetermined as yet
The three guarantors of the Astana process on Syria — Russia, Iran and Turkey — plan to hold a trilateral summit on Syrian regulation, a source close to the negotiations' organizers told …
Militants shell 18 settlements in Syria in past day
Militants have shelled 18 settlements in the Syrian provinces of Latakia, Aleppo and Hama in the past 24 hours, Major General Alexey Bakin, the chief of the Russian Center for reconciliation of the …
Top Russian, Turkish diplomats discuss coordination on Syria
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu have discussed efforts to step up coordination in the war on terror and a political settlement in Syria at a meeting …
UN envoy to skip Syria talks in Kazakhstan’s capital
The UN Secretary-General's Syria envoy, Geir Pedersen, is not going to attend the upcoming international meeting on Syria in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan’s Foreign Ministry said on Wednesday.
Turkey plans to establish security zone along border with Syria
Turkey plans to establish a security zone along its border with Syria, the country's National Defense Council said in a communique distributed on Tuesday.
"[At the session], we have once again …
Russia presents to UN its concept of collective security in Persian Gulf
Russia's concept of collective security in the Persian Gulf has been distributed as an official document approved by the United Nations. The document has been obtained by TASS.
"In the current …
Russia’s top brass dismisses reports of air strike against marketplace in Syria
Russia’s Defense Ministry has dismissed reports that the Russian air task force’s aircraft have allegedly delivered an air strike against a marketplace in Syria.
"The statements by the …
Germany may still think about US’ request to send troops to Syria
In early July, James Jeffrey, the U.S. Special Representative for Syria Engagement, came to Berlin to discuss possible extension of the Bundeswehr’s involvement in fighting the Islamic State …
Foreign Ministry looks into circumstances of Russians’ arrest in Libya
The Russian Foreign Ministry is looking into the circumstances and reasons behind the arrest of Russian nationals in Libya, Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov told journalists on Monday.
"We learned …