Staffan de Mistura

Russia calls UN to boost aid in Syria

Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Syria Staffan de Mistura received a letter from the head of the Russian Defense Ministry, Sergei Shoigu, calling to increase urgently the volume of humanitarian aid to Syria through the UN and …

Syria talks set for July 10 in Astana

The foreign minister of Russia has announced that the next round of Syria talks in Astana, Kazakhstan, will be held on July 10, Al Jazeera reports. The meeting is set to coincide with a fresh round of …

All participants of Syrian talks arrive in Astana

All participants of Astana talks on the Syrian reconciliation have arrived in Kazakhstan’s capital, the spokesman of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry Anuar Zhainakov said, adding that the acting assistant Secretary for Near …

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 …

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 …