posted tages with "Staffan de Mistura"

Zarif meets with ICRC head, UN envoy for Syria in NY

Zarif meets with ICRC head, UN envoy for Syria in NY

TEHRAN, Sep. 23 (Press Shia) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif on Friday held talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and Peter Maurer, the president of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in New York.During the talks held on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly, Zarif and de Mistura conferred on the latest status of political talks aimed at...

All eyes on Idlib at 6th meeting on Syria in Astana

All eyes on Idlib at 6th meeting on Syria in Astana

 MOSCOW, Sep. 11 (Press Shia Agency) –The establishment of the fourth and the last zone of de-escalation of violence in Syria, namely in its northern Idlib province, is going to be in the spotlight of the upcoming high-level international meeting on Syria in Astana, Kazakhstan's capital.The talks, attended by high-ranking officials from the three ceasefire guarantor...

De Mistura talks Syria settlement with Jaberi Ansari

De Mistura talks Syria settlement with Jaberi Ansari

TEHRAN, Aug. 28 (Press Shia) – UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura held talks on the latest developments in Syria with Iranian deputy FM Jaberi Ansari on Mon. in Tehran.De Mistura arrived in Tehran late on Sunday ahead of the sixth round of the Astana talks on Syrian settlement, which has been pushed back for mid-September. During his meeting with Hossein Jaberi Ansari,...

UN Syria envoy due to Tehran late on Sunday

UN Syria envoy due to Tehran late on Sunday

TEHRAN, Aug. 27 (Press Shia) – UN Special Envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, will meet Iranian FM Zarif and deputy FM Jaberi Ansari to gear up for the 6th round of Astana talks.De Mistura will arrive in Tehran late on Sunday ahead of the sixth round of the Astana talks on Syrian settlement The senior diplomat will meet with Foreign Minister Zarif and deputy FM for Afriacn...

De Mistura calls for intensifying efforts to combat terrorism

De Mistura calls for intensifying efforts to combat terrorism

GENEVA, Jul. 15 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura called for intensifying efforts to combat terrorism and implement the relevant resolutions of the UN Security Council which are related to funding and arming terrorists and limiting their movements.In a press conference on Friday evening, de Mistura considered that the significant change in the tone at the...

Syrian wants counterterrorism issue to be transferred to UNSC

Syrian wants counterterrorism issue to be transferred to UNSC

GENEVA, Jul. 15 (Press Shia) –The Syrian Arab Republic delegation, headed by Bashar al-Jaafari, held on Friday the fourth session of talks with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura in the framework of the seventh round of the intra-Syrian dialogue.Following the session, al-Jaafari said in a press statement that this round of talks, which he described as “useful”, focused on two...

Syrian Kurds need to participate in constitution drafting

Syrian Kurds need to participate in constitution drafting

TEHRAN, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Special Envoy for Syria reiterated in an interview with Sputnik the vital need for Syrian Kurds to take part in the process of the nation's constitution drafting.UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura reiterated in an interview with Sputnik the vital need for Syrian Kurds to participate in the process of drafting...

Astana positive outcomes, progress in current Geneva round

Astana positive outcomes, progress in current Geneva round

GENEVA, Jul. 11 (Press Shia Agency) – UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura affirmed the need to make use of the positive outcomes achieved at Astana meetings on Syria to have a progress during the 7th round of the Syrian-Syrian dialogue being held in Geneva.“We don’t expect any breakthrough although we support that, but we want to see important developments which have given the...

Constitutional reform on agenda in Geneva Syria talks

Constitutional reform on agenda in Geneva Syria talks

GENEVA, Jul. 10 (Press Shia Agency) – Two main topics are on the agenda of the seventh Geneva round of the intra-Syrian talks, Russian Permanent Representative to the United Nations in Geneva Alexey Borodavkin said Monday."There are two main topics on the agenda. First — joining efforts of government and opposition forces in fight again terrorism, against Daesh and...

Geneva-7 round of Syria talks kicks off

Geneva-7 round of Syria talks kicks off

GENEVA, Jul. 10 (Press Shia) – The seventh round of intra-Syrian talks in Geneva has kicked off with the first meeting between the Syrian government delegation, led by Ambassador to the UN Bashar Jaafari, and UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura. Later in the day, de Mistura is expected to hold a working lunch with Syrian opposition delegations — the...