De-escalation Zone



  • Lavrov 2017-07-22 10:53


    Main parameters for de-escalation zone discussed with Syria

    MOSCOW, Jul. 22 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the process of discussing the main parameters for the establishment of a de-escalation zone in the south of Syria has been completed, noting that the details related to this issue are currently being settled.

  • Syria 2017-07-22 10:22

    6 killed, 20 injured in rocket attacks in Homs, Hama

    HOMS, Jul. 22 (MNA) – A child was injured on Friday due to terrorist rocket attack on al-Sankari village in Homs province.

  • Syria 2017-07-16 19:52

    8 injured in terrorist blast in Sweida countryside

    SWEIDA, Jul. 16 (MNA) – In a new breach of the memorandum on de-escalation zones, eight people were injured when explosive devices planted by terrorists went off in the northwestern countryside of Sweida province.

  • De Mistura 2017-07-11 09:21

    De Mistura:

    Astana positive outcomes, progress in current Geneva round

    GENEVA, Jul. 11 (MNA) – UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura affirmed the need to make use of the positive outcomes achieved at Astana meetings on Syria to have a progress during the 7th round of the Syrian-Syrian dialogue being held in Geneva.

  • Putin 2017-07-09 14:09


    Up to Syrian people to decide own future

    HAMBURG, Jul. 09 (MNA) – Russian President Vladimir Putin said that reaching an agreement with the US on de-escalation zones is a huge step forward.

  •  Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy 2017-07-09 11:04


    Geneva meeting to discuss legal, constitutional issues technically

    DAMASCUS, Jul. 09 (MNA) – UN Deputy Special Envoy for Syria Ramzy Ezzeldin Ramzy affirmed that the upcoming Geneva meeting due to start on Monday would discuss four baskets in parallel with continuing technical negotiations about the legal and constitutional matters related to the political process.

  • ASTANA 2017-07-05 15:27

    Two of 4 Syria de-escalation zones agreed on in Astana

    ASTANA, Jul. 05 (MNA) – A source told Sputnik that Parties to the ongoing Astana talks on Syria have agreed on two out of the four de-escalation zones.

  • astana 2017-07-05 11:16

    Second day of Astana talks on Syria kicks off with bilateral meetings

    ASTANA, Jul. 05 (MNA) – Second and last day of the fifth international meeting on Syria in Astana has kicked off Wednesday with bilateral meetings between the participating delegations, a Sputnik correspondent reported.

  • بشار جعفری 2017-07-05 10:15

    Al-Jaafari in Astana:

    Sides discussing implementation of de-escalation zones agreement

    ASTANA, Jul. 04 (MNA) – Delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic, headed by Bashar al-Jaafari, held a second consultative meeting with the Russian delegation, headed by Director of the Middle East and North Africa Department of the Russian Foreign Ministry Sergei Vershinin, in the framework of Astana 5th meeting works.

  • astana 2017-07-04 08:50

    Monitoring in de-escalation zones likely to be result of Astana talks

    TEHRAN, Jul. 04 (MNA) – The main result of the fifth international meeting on Syria in Astana is likely to be the announcement on the start of a monitoring operation in the four de-escalation zones in Syria by three guarantor states - Russia, Turkey and Iran, a source at the talks told Sputnik Tuesday.

  • iran-russia 2017-07-02 10:22

    Iran, Russia discuss documentation of Syria's de-escalation zones

    TEHRAN, Jul. 02 (MNA) – Iranian deputy foreign minister and Russian deputy defense minister exchanged views on the process of Astana peace talks on Syria.

  • De Mistura 2017-06-28 11:31

    De Mistura:

    Serious efforts for applying agreement on de-escalation zones in Syria

    WASHINGTON, Jun. 28 (MNA) – UN special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that there are serious efforts for applying the agreement on de-escalation zones in Syria which will be followed up on during the upcoming Astana meeting.

  • Syria 2017-06-21 12:20

    3 killed, 12 injured in terrorist attacks in Deir Ezzor,Homs

    DEIR EZZOR, Jun. 21 (MNA) –Two civilians were killed,eight others were injured when ISIL terrorists fired rocket shells on al-Qusour neighborhood in Deir Ezzor ,SANA reporter said.

  • jet 2017-06-19 12:59

    Lavrov urges US to respect Syrian sovereignty after attack on Syrian army jet

    MOSCOW, Jun. 19 (MNA) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov commented on the US-led coalition's attack on a Syrian army's warplane in Raqqa.

  • Bogdanov 2017-06-18 11:31


    Moscow hopes to hold next Astana meeting on Syria on July 4-5

    MOSCOW, Jun. 18 (MNA) – The Russian President’s special representative for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov said that Moscow hopes to hold the next Astana meeting on Syria on July 4-5.

  • سوریه 2017-06-14 15:10

    Syrian ceasefire joined by 47 settlements in Idlib province

    MOSCOW, Jun. 14 (MNA) – Nearly 50 settlements joined the nationwide ceasefire regime in Syria over the past 24 hours in the Idlib province, according to the Russian Defense Ministry.

  • Daraa 2017-06-07 10:21

    9 persons injured in rocket attacks by armed groups in Daraa

    DARAA, Jun. 07 (MNA) – In a new violation of the de-escalation zones memorandum, nine persons were injured on Tuesday in terrorist attacks with rocket shells on al-Kashif and al-Qosour neighborhoods in Daraa.

  • Daraa 2017-06-03 18:35

    3 people injured in terrorist rocket attacks in Daraa

    DARAA, Jun. 03 (MNA) – In a new violation of the Russian de-escalation memorandum in Syria, three persons were injured after the armed terrorist groups targeted the residential neighborhoods in Daraa city with rocket shells.

  • سوریه 2017-05-29 14:03

    Russian MoD:

    Situation in Syrian de-escalation zones stable

    MOSCOW, May 29 (MNA) – The situation in Syria's safe zones is stable, with 10 ceasefire violations registered in the last 24 hours by Russia and one more — by Turkey, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Monday.

  • Daraa 2017-05-24 15:44

    Armed groups violate de-escalation zones memorandum in Daraa

    DARAA, May 24 (MNA) – A child and a woman were injured Tuesday and fires were erupted in terrorist rocket attacks launched by armed groups on al-Sahare neighborhood in Daraa, in a new violation of the de-escalation zones memorandum.

  • de mistura 2017-05-14 08:59

    De Mistura:

    Russian, US ideas on Syria de-escalation zones could be compatible

    ROME, May 14 (MNA) – Separate concepts of Russia and the United States on creation of special safety and de-escalation zones in Syria could be compatible, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said.

  • استفان دی میستورا 2017-05-11 16:36

    De Mistura:

    De-escalation zones could have positive effect on Syrians

    MOSCOW, May 11 (MNA) – The establishment of safe zones in Syria proposed by Russia and signed by it in a memorandum alongside two co-guarantors Turkey and Iran could impact at least 2.6 million people, UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said Thursday.

  • ولید المعلم 2017-05-09 08:54

    Syrian FM:

    Syria backs de-escalation zones memorandum

    DAMASCUS, May 09 (MNA) – Syrian Foreign and Expatriates Minister Walid al-Muallem stressed that the Syrian government supports the memorandum on the creation of four de-escalation zones in Syria which was signed at the end of the fourth round of Astana talks on Syria.

  • سوریه 2017-05-08 16:22

    Military withdrawal from Barzeh district in Syria's Damascus kicks off

    DAMASCUS, May 08 (MNA) – The first group of the militants starts leaving the Damascus neighborhood, a source in the Syrian security forces told Sputnik on Monday.

  • unsc 2017-05-08 08:57

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

    NEW YORK , May 08 (MNA) – A source in the Russian mission to the United Nations told Sputnik that 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.

  • SYRIA 2017-05-07 13:40

    Situation in Syria’s de-escalation zones stable

    MOSCOW, May 07 (MNA) – The situation in Syria’s areas, where the memorandum on the creation of de-escalation zones came into force, remains stable, the Russian center for Syrian reconciliation said Sunday.

  • astana 2017-05-07 10:17

    Memorandum on de-escalation areas in Syria released

    TEHRAN, May 07 (MNA) – During the last round of the Astana talks, representatives of Iran, Russia and Turkey signed a memorandum on creation of de-escalation areas in Syria.

  • روسیه 2017-05-06 16:55

    Moscow publishes Syria de-escalation zones memo in English

    MOSCOW, May 06 (MNA) – The Russian Foreign Ministry on Saturday published on its website the text of the memorandum on the creation of de-escalation areas in Syria that was signed during the last round of the Astana talks.

  • جنگ در سوریه 2017-05-06 15:09

    Truce in Syria safe zones mostly observed

    BEIRUT, May 06 (MNA) – The ceasefire in the recently established de-escalation zones in Syria is generally adhered to, although minor violations with the use of firearms have been registered, a source close to the operations headquarters told Sputnik.

  • Tehran Times interview with Velayati 2017-05-06 13:38


    Astana proposals require approval of Syrians

    TEHRAN, May 06 (MNA) – Leader’s senior adviser Velayati, while pointing to recent Astana talks on Syria, said the raised suggestions had to be confirmed by Syrian people and government.