Staffan de Mistura

Staffan de Mistura
The UN Special Envoy for Syria
 

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN envoy calls on powers to salvage Syrian ceasefire

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura called on Russia, Turkey and Iran to salvage the tattered ceasefire in Syria that would also help keep peace talks on track, Reuters reported. "Growing violations in recent …

Russia, Turkey, Iran Must Hold Talks to Stop Syria Violence: UN

Russia, Turkey, Iran Must Hold Talks to Stop Syria Violence: UN

Russia, Iran and Turkey need to convene more Syrian ceasefire talks as soon as possible to bring the situation on the ground under control, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said, Reuters reported. De Mistura is …

 Russia ready to assist UN in implementing #039four baskets#039 on Syria

Russia ready to assist UN in implementing 'four baskets' on Syria

Russia is ready to assist the political settlement in Syria and help the United Nations in implementing the so-called "four baskets" or core issues of debate, the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at the talks …

Staffan de Mistura to arrive in Moscow soon

Staffan de Mistura to arrive in Moscow soon

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura is expected to travel to Moscow ahead of March 23 intra-Syrian talks in Geneva, the Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said. "De …

De Mistura: military settlement of Syrian crisis is pure fantasy

De Mistura: military settlement of Syrian crisis is pure fantasy

The United Nations special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Wednesday he intends to bring the government and opposition back to Geneva for a fifth round of talks on March 23 to pursue agreement on a transition to end …

UN Envoy says Homs attacks intended to ‘spoil#039 peace talks

UN Envoy says Homs attacks intended to ‘spoil' peace talks

Attacks in Syria's third city of Homs, which left dozens dead on February 25, aimed to "spoil" peace talks under way in Geneva, the UN's envoy said. The suicide assaults on the headquarters of state security and …

 Russia urges Syria to halt military for duration of peace talks in Geneva

Russia urges Syria to halt military for duration of peace talks in Geneva

Russia has formally asked the Syrian government to temporarily halt military operations in areas of the country included in the ceasefire for the duration of the UN-backed peace negotiations, the UN special envoy to Syria Staffan de …

Syria#039s Hmeymim opposition not invited to Geneva talks

Syria's Hmeymim opposition not invited to Geneva talks

The Hmeymim group, which unites Syria's internal opposition forces, has not been invited for the new round of reconciliation talks in Geneva, the official representative of the group Mais Krydee said. "Until now we have not …

Zarif, UN envoy discuss Syrian issue

Zarif, UN envoy discuss Syrian issue

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif met and discussed with UN's Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura in Munich on Friday, Mehr news agency reports. Zarif and his accompanying delegation who …

Pre-Geneva activation

Pre-Geneva activation

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In the context of a meeting between the Syrian government and the opposition, mediated by Russia, Turkey and Iran

De Mistura names #039worst scenario#039 for Syria

De Mistura names 'worst scenario' for Syria

The division of Syria on zones of influence is the worst potential scenario for the war-torn country, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said. "The possible division of Syria on zones of influence would …

Andrey Baklanov: Trump will try to bring order to US Middle East policy

Andrey Baklanov: "Trump will try to bring order to US Middle East policy"

The deputy head of the Council of the Russian Diplomats Association on the Syrian settlement and the new US policy in the Middle East

Astana Talks to contribute to cease-fire

Astana Talks to contribute to cease-fire

The Syrian opposition is "waiting for something more than statements"

De Mistura hopes results of Astana talks to be ready today

De Mistura hopes results of Astana talks to be ready today

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that he hoped that the final document on Astana talks would be ready later in the day. "I hope we can have today the conclusion of the talks," Sputnik …

 Talks on Syria#039s Civil War off to a Rocky Start

Talks on Syria's Civil War off to a Rocky Start

The negotiations in Kazakhstan's capital continue today

De Mistura and Iran join Astana talks on Syria

De Mistura and Iran join Astana talks on Syria

An Iranian delegation headed by the Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari arrived at the Rixos President Astana hotel that hosts talks on the Syrian peace settlement in order to resume the negotiations. Earlier, …

 Nazarbayev and de Mistura discuss Astana inter-Syrian talks

Nazarbayev and de Mistura discuss Astana inter-Syrian talks

Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev has held a meeting with the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and discussed the upcoming talks on the Syrian ceasefire in Astana, the president's press …

Astana step towards peace in Syria

Astana step towards peace in Syria

The Syrian government's and opposition factions' representatives will meet in Astana today for talks brokered by Russia, Turkey and Iran, following a ceasefire in the crisis-torn country endorsed by the UN Security Council on December 31, …

What does Security Council expect from Astana?

What does Security Council expect from Astana?

Security Council Welcomes Astana Talks on Syria

Kazakhstan’s FM meets with de Mistura

Kazakhstan’s FM meets with de Mistura

Kazakhstan’s Foreign Minister Kairat Abdrakhmanov held a meeting with UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura before Astana talks on Syria settlement, a source said …

All parties to participate in Syrian talks

All parties to participate in Syrian talks

Participation confirmations for the Syria tasks in Astana on January 23-24 have been received from the Syrian government and opposition, from Russia, Iran, Turkey, the US, and the UN special envoy Staffan de Mistura ...

Russia invites United States to Astana

Russia invites United States to Astana

An invite to Syria talks is first sign of enhanced US-Russia relations under Trump

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

Why Russia-brokered Syrian ceasefire has chance of succeeding

In the case of Syria peace drive Moscow is at centre of decision making while US is out in the cold

Cavusoglu, Lavrov discuss Syria over phone call

Cavusoglu, Lavrov discuss Syria over phone call

Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov and his Turkish counterpart Mevlut Cavusoglu discussed future talks on Syria that are planned to be held in Kazakhstan's capital Astana, Russian foreign ministry …

Lavrov and Zarif urge to continue cooperation to settle Syrian crisis

Lavrov and Zarif urge to continue cooperation to settle Syrian crisis

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif have emphasized the need to continue coordinating the efforts of Russia, Iran and Turkey in order to settle the Syrian …

  Ban Ki-moon alarmed by reported atrocities in Aleppo

Ban Ki-moon alarmed by reported atrocities in Aleppo

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed 'grave concern' over the humanitarian situation in the Syrian city of Aleppo. "The UN chief is alarmed over reports of atrocities against a large number of …

US, Russia Exploring Ways to Break Deadlock Over Syria

US, Russia Exploring Ways to Break Deadlock Over Syria

The U.S. and Russia would not wait for President-elect Donald Trump

Damascus opposes autonomy of eastern Aleppo

Damascus opposes autonomy of eastern Aleppo

Syrian government rejects all proposals to establish autonomous regions in the country

Damascus rejects eastern Aleppo#039s self-administration as undermining sovereignty

Damascus rejects eastern Aleppo's self-administration as undermining sovereignty

Syrian authorities completely reject the idea of self-administration in the eastern districts of the country's northern city of Aleppo, because it would undermine Syria's national sovereignty, Syrian Foreign Minister …

De Mistura arrives in Damascus for meeting with Syrian FM

De Mistura arrives in Damascus for meeting with Syrian FM

UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura has arrived in Damascus. It is planned that during the meeting he will meet with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem, Sputnik reported. It is …