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Guarantor states reaffirmed political solution for Syrian crisis in Astana process

Guarantor states reaffirmed political solution for Syrian crisis in Astana process

MOSCOW, May 15 (Press Shia Agency) – Head of the Russian delegation to Astana talks on Syria, Alexander Lavrentiev, said that the guarantor states (Russia, Iran, and Turkey) of the Astana process reaffirmed that the political solution via sitting at a round table is the way for resolving the crisis in Syria, and that they rejected unilateral actions.In a statement to journalists, Lavrentiev...

US attack on Syria to result in serious consequences

US attack on Syria to result in serious consequences

MOSCOW, Mar. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov warned the United States against attacking Syria, saying that if this happens, the consequences will be serious.In a press conference in Moscow on Tuesday, Lavrov said that the US representative at the Security Council Nikki Haley should be aware that “It is one thing to irresponsibly use a microphone in the UN...

UNSC to vote on Syria ceasefire resolution Sat. at noon

UNSC to vote on Syria ceasefire resolution Sat. at noon

WASHINGTON, Feb. 24 (Press Shia Agency) – The UN Security Council will vote on the Syria ceasefire resolution on Saturday at noon, Kuwait’s Ambassador to the United Nations Mansour Ayyad Otaibi told reporters."We are working to have a consensus, draft resolution, and hopefully the council will be united, all of them, all fifteen will vote in favor of this draft...

Iran working closely with Syria to de-escalate situation in Ghouta

Iran working closely with Syria to de-escalate situation in Ghouta

TEHRAN, Feb. 23 (Press Shia Agency) – On a trip to London, UK Seyed Abbas Araghci told Iranian TV that Iran and Syria are closely working to bring calm back to parts of the Arab country which have witnessed renewed violence as a result of increased terrorist activities during the past days. Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyed Abbas Araghchi, who is on a trip to the...

UN Chief 'following closely' latest escalation in Syria

UN Chief 'following closely' latest escalation in Syria

NEW YORK , Feb. 12 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres is following closely the latest escalation of hostilities in Syria and reminding all parties to the conflict that they have to adhere to the international law, Stephane Dujarric, the spokesman for the UN chief, said in a statement."The Secretary General is following closely the alarming military escalation...

Lavrov stresses Russia’s support to political settlement in Syria

Lavrov stresses Russia’s support to political settlement in Syria

MOSCOW, Jan. 23 (Press Shia) – Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov reiterated Moscow’s support for a political settlement to the crisis in Syria in accordance with UN Security Council Resolution No. 2254.Lavrov was speaking during a meeting with a delegation of “al-Riyadh opposition” as he stressed that the National Dialogue Congress in Sochi aims at supporting the UN-sponsored...

Astana talks play key role in settling crisis in Syria

Astana talks play key role in settling crisis in Syria

NEW YORK, Jan. 13 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Miroslav Jenca, announced that the Astana talks play an important role in resolving the crisis in Syria.During an interview over internet with Kazakhstan media, Jenca said the Astana talks for resolving the crisis in Syria support the political process in Geneva under the supervision of the UN Special...

Kremlin comments on Turkey's summons of Russian ambassador over Syria

Kremlin comments on Turkey's summons of Russian ambassador over Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – The Kremlin's spokesman has revealed how the summoning of Russia's envoy to Turkey might influence the Syrian peace settlement.Commenting on the recent summoning of the Russian ambassador to Turkey, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said: "The process of implementing agreements on de-escalation zones and the process of political settlement, in particular,...

Iran envoy rejects claims of being summoned by Turkey over Syria

Iran envoy rejects claims of being summoned by Turkey over Syria

TEHRAN, Jan. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Iranian ambassador to Ankara has rejected claims by some Turkish media that he was summoned by Turkey’s Foreign Ministry over Idlib situation.Mohammad Ebrahim Taherianfard, Iranian Ambassador to Ankara, told IRIB on Tuesday night that the claims made by some Turkish media about his being summoned by Turkey’s Foreign Ministry were false. Daily Sabah...

No reconciliations in Harasta for time being

No reconciliations in Harasta for time being

DAMASCUS, Jan. 09 (Press Shia Agency) – No reconciliation is to be achieved for the time being in Harasta area in Eastern Ghouta after the recent terrorist organizations’ violation of the de-escalation agreement, Syrian State Minister for National Reconciliation Affairs Ali Haidar said.On the sidelines of a workshop held on Monday at the Damascus-based Cham Hotel on dealing with children that...