Release of Islamic State militants from Kurdish prisons would be "very negative"
The release of Islamic State militants (Islamic State is a terrorist organization outlawed in Russia) from prisons in the Kurdish-controlled Syrian territory would entail extremely negative …
Russian, Turkish top diplomats discuss situation in northeastern Syria
The situation in northeastern Syria was in focus of a telephone conversation between Russian and Turkish foreign ministers, Sergey Lavrov and Mevlut Cavusoglu, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on …
Iraqi Kurdistan urges Russia to help Kurds in Syria
The authorities of the Iraqi Kurdistan have called on Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov to ensure security of Kurds in Syria, the Rudaw news agency reported on Tuesday citing a statement put …
US has no info indicating Turkey began its operation in Syria
The US government currently has no information indicating that Turkey has already launched its planned military operation in northeastern Syria, a senior US administration official said.
Two Russian nationals detained in Libya meet with lawyer for the first time
Two employees of the Russian non-profit organization "Foundation for National Values Protection", detained in Libya earlier, have met with their attorney for the first time, the foundation’s …
White House: US Armed Forces will not be part of Turkish operation in northern Syria
Turkey will soon start a military operation in the northern Syria and the United States Armed Forces will not be involved in this operation, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham said in a …
Putin calls on Iran, Saudi Arabia not to use Syria as arena for confrontation
Russia calls on Iran and Saudi Arabia to refrain from using Syria’s territory as an arena for confrontation, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday at a plenary session of the Valdai …
Security in Persian Gulf should be discussed as part of security in Middle East
The security structure in the Persian Gulf should be studied as part of security of the entire Middle Eastern region, Deputy Special Envoy of the Secretary-General of the United Nations for Syria …
US blames Syria for chemical attack to hamper settlement progress
The US has blamed Syria’s authorities for a chemical attack to hamper the progress in political settlement, Syrian Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates Walid Muallem told TASS.
Lavrov discusses Syrian Constitutional Committee with Syrian foreign minister
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov has discussed with his Syrian counterpart Walid Moallem the formation of the Syrian Constitutional Committee and developing cooperation between Moscow and …