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Showing posts with label peace talks. Show all posts

Thursday, 23 November 2017

Syria congress to go ahead despite Turkey ‘reservations’ over YPG: Kremlin

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov
The Kremlin said on Nov. 23 that Turkey’s opposition to the participation of Kurdish militias in Syria’s political process would not stand in the way of a peace “congress” Moscow is seeking to organize in the near future.

Monday, 7 November 2016

Israel rejects French proposal to host Palestinian-Israeli peace talks

Israel rejected on Monday to participate in an international peace summit proposed by France, asking Paris to refrain from promoting the conference, two high ranking Israeli officials told a French EU special envoy currently on a visit to Jerusalem.

Tuesday, 1 November 2016

Russia: West Failure to Rein in Extremists Caused Indefinite Delay in Syria Talks

Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said Wednesday that the West has failed to contain the extremist militants it supports in Syria and has caused an “indefinite delay” in peace talks for the Arab country.

Saturday, 6 August 2016

UN Suspends Yemen Peace Negotiations

The United Nations suspended peace talks Saturday between Yemen's Sunni government and Shi'ite Houthi rebels, after rebels moved forward with a unilateral plan to appoint a governing council in areas seized since fighting erupted in 2014.

Wednesday, 6 July 2016

Russia, US Agree on ‘Closer Military Cooperation’ in Syria As Putin Calls Obama

The Kremlin says that both Russia and the US are ready to better coordinate efforts to eliminate radical extremists in Syria, following a telephone conversation initiated by the Russian leader, RT reported.

Monday, 25 April 2016

De Mistura may offer his vision of political transition in Syria — source, TASS

United Nations Secretary General’s Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura may soon present his vision of political transition in Syria based on his consultations with participants in the current round of intra-Syrian talks, a source close to the talks told TASS on Monday.

Tuesday, 19 April 2016

"Main Syrian opposition group" says truce has broken down

The leaders of Syria's opposition delegation were leaving Geneva on Tuesday declaring that a seven-week truce had effectively broken down after the group suspended its formal participation in troubled peace negotiations.

Monday, 18 April 2016

Syrian "rebels" seek pause in Geneva peace talks

The main Syrian opposition coalition has urged the United Nations to pause peace talks until Damascus "shows it is serious about political transition" as rebel groups vowed to strike back against alleged truce violations.

Wednesday, 3 February 2016

Friday, 29 January 2016

Syria: Key opposition group to join Geneva talks

The key Syrian opposition group has said it will join peace talks that have opened in Geneva.

The Saudi-backed High Negotiations Committee (HNC) earlier said it would only join if Syrian government forces ended their air strikes and blockades.

Tuesday, 26 January 2016

Friday, 22 January 2016

Syrian opposition rejects talks before goodwill steps

A senior Syrian opposition official on Friday ruled out even indirect peace talks with the government before a halt to Russian air strikes and the lifting of government blockades on populated areas.

Wednesday, 11 November 2015

EU agrees labelling of Israel 'settlement' goods

The European Union published new guidelines on Wednesday for labeling products made in Israeli settlements, a move Brussels said was technical but Israel branded "discriminatory" and damaging to peace efforts with the Palestinians.

Wednesday, 16 September 2015

US Considering Military Talks with Russia on Syria

The United States said Wednesday it is considering an offer from Russia to hold military-to-military talks about the Syrian conflict even as it warned Moscow its support for Syrian President Bashar al-Assad threatens to escalate warfare there.

Thursday, 19 March 2015

World presses Netanyahu after upset election win. Israel PM Netanyahu softens stance on Palestinian state

As Benjamin Netanyahu weighed up options for a new right-wing coalition Thursday, Western governments cranked up the pressure on the Israeli premier over his controversial campaign pledge ruling out a Palestinian state.

Saturday, 7 February 2015

Europe, Russia talks on Ukraine agree to work on possible joint document

A tripartite meeting on the Ukraine crisis involving Russian President Vladimir Putin, French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel ended here early Saturday with a commitment to working on a "possible joint document."

Tuesday, 6 January 2015

EU urges Israel, Palestine to stop aggravating tense situation

The European Union foreign affairs chief Federica Mogherini said here on Tuesday recent steps taken by Palestinians and Israelis could aggravate the already tense situation on the ground and bring them further away from a negotiated solution.

Sunday, 16 November 2014

Israel will ‘never’ limit Jerusalem settlements (Avigdor Lieberman)

Israel will never agree to limit its construction activity in Occupied East Jerusalem, Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman said on Sunday. “One thing should be clear: we will never accept the definition of building in Jewish neighborhoods of Jerusalem as settlement activity,” he said at a news conference with his German counterpart Frank-Walter Steinmeier.

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