Russia, US discuss organizing Syria political process
DAMASCUS, Syria (AP) — Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry on Saturday discussed ways of organizing a political process between the Syrian government and its opponents, a day after the two met in Vienna along with the foreign ministers of Saudi Arabia and Turkey.
28 October, 2015 U.S. steps up diplomacy, rebel support to end Syrian 'hell': Kerry By Arshad Mohammed and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States is intensifying its diplomacy to end the "hell" of Syria’s civil war even as it increases support for moderate rebels fighting Islamic State militants, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on […]
24 October, 2015 Russian, Iranian foreign ministers agree to strengthen cooperation MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia and Iran have agreed to strengthen their cooperation in order to bring stability and security to the Middle East, the Russian Foreign Ministry said on Saturday. Sergei Lavrov, the Russian foreign minister, and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif had a […]
28 October, 2015 Iran to take a seat among world powers for Syria talks BEIRUT (AP) — Iran will take part in international talks on Syria for the first time this week, giving it a voice in the effort to find a resolution to the more than 4-year-old civil war that has so far defied even the slightest progress toward peace.Powered by WPeMatico
10 September, 2016 Analysis: Syria deal offers hope, but Russia calling shots WASHINGTON (AP) — Saturday's deal to renew a nationwide truce in Syria, open aid routes and establish a U.S.-Russian military partnership may be the best hope yet to end the brutal five-year civil war. It is also full of potential pitfalls and leaves Moscow with far more power than […]
13 November, 2015 Devil is in the detail before new round of Syria peace talks By John Irish and Karin Strohecker VIENNA (Reuters) - Two weeks after they jointly called for a political solution to Syria's civil war, foreign ministers and senior officials from Russia, the United States, Europe and the Middle East struggled on Friday to turn that idea into a more […]