UN backtracks on 'political transition' in Syria peace talks
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17 February 2017 19:41:50 WN.com - Mideast News
The United Nations has reversed its position on the issue of "political transition" in the upcoming round of peace talks on Syria. The term "political transition" is interpreted by the foreign-backed opposition as the ouster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad or at least... Full article on UN backtracks on 'political transition' in Syria peace talks
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2.8215048 04 March 2017 00:41:59 WN.com - World News
Syria's first UN-led peace talks in almost a year ended on Friday without breakthrough, but the United Nations mediator said the warring parties now have a clear agenda to pursue a political solution to the country's six-year-long conflict. ......
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1.9964235 14 July 2016 11:48:09 WN.com - World News
Russia has been a major ally of Bashar al-Assad while the US has called for him to leave power. ......
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1.9947896 14 July 2016 10:48:20 WN.com - World News
Syria’s President Bashar al-Assad speaks during an interview with NBC News on July 14, 2016. Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has...
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1.982504 14 July 2016 09:48:12 WN.com - World News
(Reuters) - Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said in an interview broadcast on Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has never talked to him about leaving power, despite pressure from Washington for Assad to step down....
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1.8965852 14 July 2016 08:07:42 The Daily Star >> News
Syrian President Bashar Assad said in an interview broadcast Thursday that Russian President Vladimir Putin has never talked to him about leaving power, despite pressure from Washington for Assad to step down
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Syria: UN envoy urges ‘well prepared’ peace talks for concrete political transition (UN - United Nations)
1.7116362 30 June 2016 00:44:11 WN.com - World News
(Source: UN - United Nations) intra-Syrian talks must be well prepared to ensure the possibility of moving forward with the decisive outcome of a political transition in August. 'Bottom line, I'm still aiming - we are aiming at - within July, but not at any cost and not without guarantees,' Staffan de Mistura, the UN Special Envoy for Syria, told the press at the conclusion of closed consultations with the Security Council in New York. Mr. de Mistura continued that he was 'aiming at August as the period where we should be seeing something concrete. So that in...
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1.7116362 22 March 2016 01:53:58 WN.com - World News
(Source: UN - United Nations) 21 March 2016 - The UN mediator for the Intra-Syria talks said today that political transition is the 'mother of all issues' in the ongoing peace negotiations involving the Government and the opposition. Briefing reporters in Geneva, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that today's discussion focused on some issues, but stressed that 'an exchange'...
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1.597269 30 January 2016 11:37:08 The Daily Star >> News
Peace talks being held in Geneva to try to end Syria's five-year-old war must ensure a political transition and human rights are respected, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said Saturday
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1.597269 15 December 2015 20:59:24 WN.com - World News
MOSCOW (AP) Secretary of State John Kerry and his Russian counterpart say that a group of foreign ministers will meet at the...
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1.597269 11 November 2015 19:38:28 Iran News latest RSS headlines - Iran Herald.com
Iran’s deputy foreign minister said on November 11 that Tehran has not decided whether to join talks in Vienna on November 14 about Syria’s civil war. Lebanon-based ...
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