Posts Tagged ‘Geneva talks’

UN denounces Syria’s Homs suicide attacks, say they derail Geneva talks

  • 26 February 2017 - 13:19
UN denounces Syria’s Homs suicide attacks, say they derail Geneva talks

UN Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura considers a "horrific terrorist attack" in the Syrian city of Homs on Saturday an attempt to derail the peace talks taking place in Geneva, his office said in an emailed statement. "Spoilers are expected, and should continue to be expected, to try to influence...

Geneva talks between Syrian government and opposition are underway

  • 23 February 2017 - 15:18
Geneva talks between Syrian government and opposition are underway

UN-sponsored peace talks between the Syrian government and opposition are under way in Geneva for the first time in nearly a year, the BBC reported. The two sides will not meet face-to-face to begin with, the BBC added. Staffan de Mistura, the UN's special Syria envoy, said on Wednesday he...