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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...

More than 1k ceasefire agreements signed in Syria in 2017

More than 1k ceasefire agreements signed in Syria in 2017

HMEYMIM, Dec. 31 (Press Shia Agency) – The Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation reported that leaders of illegal armed formations have signed 140 ceasefire application forms.More than 1,000 ceasefire agreements have been signed with Syrian towns and settlements in 2017, the Russian Center for Syrian Reconciliation said Saturday. "This year, more...

We demand immediate withdrawal of foreign forces from Syria

We demand immediate withdrawal of foreign forces from Syria

ASTANA, Dec. 23(Press Shia) – Head of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation to Astana 8 meeting, Dr. Bashar al-Jafari, affirmed that the Syrian government considers the presence of Turkish and US troops on its territory as an aggression and demands immediate and unconditional withdrawal of foreign forces from its territory.In a press conference following the end of Astana 8 meeting on Friday,...

UN concerned about shelling in Syrian eastern Ghouta de-escalation zone

UN concerned about shelling in Syrian eastern Ghouta de-escalation zone

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – The United Nations is concerned about the new artillery shelling in Syria's de-escalation zone located in the Damascus suburb of Eastern Ghouta, Stephane Dujarric, the UN secretary general's spokesman, said.The humanitarian situation in Eastern Ghouta, controlled by several armed opposition groups, remains tense. Humanitarian agencies have...

We have to help Syrians make progress in political process

We have to help Syrians make progress in political process

SOCHI, Nov. 14 (Press Shia Agency) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Monday that it is very important to help the Syrians make advance in the political process to solve the crisis and rebuild their country.“Efforts are being exerted to make conditions available to activate the Syrian-Syrian talks and I briefed President Erdogan on the Russian-US joint statement about Syria,”...