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Maintenance teams enter al-Figeh spring to repair it and begin pumping water to Damascus soon

Damascus Countryside, SANA – Governor of Damascus Countryside Ala’a Ibrahim affirmed on Friday that maintenance teams entered al-Figeh spring in Wadi Barada area to rehabilitate it, adding that swift measures will be taken in order to begin pumping water to Damascus as soon as possible. Speaking to reporters in Deir Qanon town in Wadi B... Read More »

Putin discusses with Russian Security Council ongoing preparations for Syrian talks in Astana

Moscow, SANA- Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed with the members of the Russian Security Council the ongoing preparations for the Syrian-Syrian talks due to be held in the Kazakh capital Astana. Kremlin Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that the meeting also dealt with internal Russian social and economic issues. Earlier today, Sergey Vershinin... Read More »

Zakharova: ISIS and al-Nusra use pure chemical warfare agents in Iraq and Syria

Moscow, SANA – Russian Foreign Ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova affirmed that the terrorists of Jabhat al-Nusra and ISIS are using pure chemical warfare agents in Iraq and Syria such as mustard and sarin gases. “We are seriously concerned about the recurring instances of chemical terrorism in the Middle East, particularly in Syria a... Read More »

Haddad, Bogdanov discuss preparations for Astana talks

Moscow, SANA- Russian President’s representative to the Middle East, Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Bogdanov discussed on Thursday with the Syrian Ambassador in Moscow Riad Haddad means to settle the crisis in Syria with focusing on the preparation for the Astana talks. Russian Foreign Ministry said in a statement that the two sides exchange... Read More »

Hasaka Governor, ICRC delegation discuss enhancing cooperation in fields of water and aid, and small projects

Hasaka, SANA – Governor of Hasaka Jayez al-Hammoud al-Moussa discussed on Thursday with the deputy head of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) mission in Syria Stefan Peterson and the accompanying delegation enhancing cooperation in the field of drinking water and establishing small income-generating projects. The Governor hig... Read More »

De Mistura: The cessation of hostilities agreement in Syria is largely holding

Geneva, SANA – UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura affirmed on Thursday that the cessation of hostilities agreement in Syria is largely holding but there are some exceptions. The Hmeimim-based Russian Coordination Center monitored on the 9th of January 14 breaches of the cessation of hostilities committed by the armed groups, includ... Read More »