Syria and the World

May, 2017

  • 9 May

    Abbas calls for unifying counterterrorism efforts, fortifying future generation against conspiratorial schemes

    Damascus, SANA – Speaker of the People’s Assembly, Hadiyeh Abbas, underlined the importance of unifying efforts to combat terrorism which poses a threat to the security of the region and ...

  • 9 May

    De Mistura office: New round of intra-Syrian talks to be reconvened in Geneva on May 16 

    Geneva, SANA- The office of the UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that the 6th round of intra-Syrian talks will reconvene in Geneva on May 16 . “Special Envoy Staffan ...

  • 8 May

    Russia submits draft resolution to UNSC in support of de-escalation zones in Syria

    New York, SANA- Russian Mission to the United Nations introduced to the UN Security Council a draft resolution on de-escalation zones in Syria in support of the agreements reached in Astana last week, a ...

  • 7 May

    Filming fake ‘poisonous substance’ attacks against civilians in Idleb Countryside by Al Jazeera cameramen

    Lattakia, SANA- The Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center announced that over the past week, specialist cameramen working for Al Jazeera Channel carried out staged filming of alleged shelling and air raids against civilians in Idleb Countryside ...

  • 7 May

    Moscow and Washington ready to reactivate memo on ensuring safety in the Syrian airspace

    Moscow, SANA- Chief of Russian General Staff Valery Gerasimov and US counterpart Joseph Dunford confirmed, during a phone call, the sides’ readiness to fully restore the memorandum on ensuring safety and preventing incidents in ...

  • 4 May

    Russian document on creating de-escalation areas in Syria

    Moscow, SANA – Russian sources revealed on Thursday the content of the document of proposals put forth by Moscow on the establishment of de-escalation zones in Syria. The document affirmed ...

  • 4 May

    Updated-Russia, Iran and Turkey sign Russian memorandum on de-escalation zones

    Astana, SANA – The guarantor states of the cessation of hostilities agreement in Syria signed on Thursday the Russian memorandum on de-escalation zones. The signing took place during the plenary ...

  • 4 May

    Kazakh FM: All participants expected to attend the plenary session of Astana meeting

    Astana, SANA-Head of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry’s Press Service, Anuar Zhainakov, announced that all participants in the 4th Astana meeting on Syria are expected to attend the plenary session of ...

  • 3 May

    Syrian Arab Republic delegation to Astana 4 meeting meets Russian & Iranian delegations and de Mistura

    Astana, SANA- The fourth round of Astana talks on the crisis in Syria started on Wednesday with the participation of the Syrian Arab Republic delegation headed by Dr. Bashar al- Jaafari. The ...

  • 2 May

    President al-Assad accepts credentials of Iran’s new Ambassador, receives congratulatory cable from Iranian President

    Damascus, SANA – President Bashar al-Assad received Tuesday the newly-appointed Iranian Ambassador to Syria Jawad Turk Abadi and accepted his credentials. During the meeting, President al-Assad wished the new Ambassador ...