The new international envoy tasked with ending Syria's civil war said Saturday he still had no clear idea on how to proceed, but that it was "terribly important" to end a conflict that he warned was now a threat to regional and world peace.
- 25 December, 2012 -- UN envoy worried after talks with Syria’s Assad
BEIRUT (AP) — The international envoy to Syria said after talks with the country's leader Monday that the situation was "worrying" and gave no indication of progress toward a negotiated solution for the civil war.
- 27 December, 2012 -- UN envoy, Moscow call for revival of Syria plan
BEIRUT (AP) — Russia and the U.N envoy for Syria both said Thursday that they want to revive a long-shelved peace initiative that would call for a transitional government to run the country until elections can be held.
- 17 August, 2012 -- No war too ‘hopeless’ for Brahimi
Some might say that Lakhdar Brahimi is crazy to try to end the Syria conflict, but the veteran troubleshooter says he has never believed there is a war that is too "hopeless" to tackle.
- 9 July, 2012 -- Annan says agreement reached with Syria’s Assad
International envoy Kofi Annan tried to breathe new life Monday into his moribund peace efforts in Syria, saying he has reached a new framework with President Bashar Assad and would discuss it soon with rebel leaders. Opposition activists raised the de...
- 9 July, 2012 -- UN envoy seeks Iranian help on Syrian crisis
International envoy Kofi Annan tried to rescue his peace plan for Syria by seeking help Monday from Iran, a staunch ally and military backer of President Bashar Assad's regime.