Tripartite meeting on the crisis in Syria held in Geneva


Geneva, SANA-A tripartite meeting was held on Wednesday in Geneva to discuss preparations for resuming the Syrian-Syrian talks and the latest developments on the crisis in Syria.

 UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov and U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Anne Patterson discussed issues related to applying resolutions issued by “the International Group for Supporting Syria” during the meetings of Vienna held on November 14th and 18 December of 2015.

Meanwhile, De Mistura spokesperson Jessy Chahine said that the latter is sending invitations for attending Geneva meeting due on January 25th.

Moscow: It is important to have lists on terrorist organizations in Syria

Russian Foreign Ministry said earlier that it is important to agree on the lists of terrorist organizations in Syria.

“Members of the International Group for Supporting Syria have to make more coordination to prepare lists of terrorist organizations,” Russia Today quoted  Gatilov as saying.

Gatilov told journalists on Tuesday that there are clear problems which face the process of forming a list about the terrorist organizations in Syria, adding “this issue requires more study and coordination among members of the said group.”

Gatilov discussed today with two representatives of the Syrian opposition means of launching the political settlement process later this month as planned by the UN.


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