TEHRAN, Mar. 19 (MNA) – Iran’s permanent representative envoy to the UN said Iran together with Russia and Turkey as Guarantor States will spare no efforts to guarantee the Ceasefire Regime in Syria, agreed on 30 December 2016.
DAMASCUS, Mar. 11 (MNA) – President Bashar al-Assad said that the solution to the crisis in Syria should be through two parallel ways including fighting the terrorists and making dialogue.
TEHRAN, Mar. 05 (MNA) – Syrian Ambassador to Tehran, stressing that only the Syrian nation has the right to decide for the future of Syria, said the presence of terrorists at the negotiating table is dangerous for peace process in his country.
GENEVA, Mar. 01 (MNA) – SANA delegate to Geneva learned from sources close to the delegation of the Syrian Arab Republic to the Syrian-Syrian dialogue that the delegation met on Tuesday with Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov in the Swiss city.
GENEVA, Feb. 26 (MNA) – Bashar Jaafari says that Damascus is ready to sit at one negotiating table only with such a unified opposition delegation, which condemns terrorism.
TEHRAN, Feb. 24 (MNA) – Iranian Parliament’s Director General for Foreign Affairs stressed that creating any safe zones in Syria is a total disrespect for the country’s sovereignty and is a violation of its territorial integrity.
AMMAN, Feb. 23 (MNA) – Jordan will not take part in the ministerial talks on Syria, but will participate in the meetings of the "Friends of Syria" group, the source said on Thursday.
TEHRAN, Feb. 22 (MNA) – President Hassan Rouhani said Iran’s support of the Syrian nation will continue until achieving final victory.
TEHRAN, Feb. 17 (MNA) – The head of Iran’s delegation to Astana, told the Iranian national broadcasting that the 2nd edition of Astana Talks, have resulted a final document outlining the agreement between all participants.
CAIRO, Feb. 14 (MNA) – Issues related to the preparations for a new round of inter-Syrian talks in Genev were discussed by UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura and Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukri during a phone call.
TEHRAN, Feb. 13 (MNA) – Foreign Ministry of Kazakhstan has released the list of participating groups at the 3rd round of Astana talks on Syria settlement, which includes delegations of Syrian government and armed opposition.
NEW YORK, Feb. 01 (MNA) – The UN Security Council acknowledged the importance of Astana talks on Syria and is looking forward to their resumption in Geneva, urging the Syrian sides to participate without preconditions, according to a Security Council statement.
MOSCOW, Jan. 25 (MNA) – Russia is stepping up its cooperation with Turkey, Iran and other countries of the region to resolve urgent issues in Syria, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Wednesday.
TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Delegations from Tehran and Moscow conducted a second round of talks in Astana to deal with the political crisis in Syria.
Former US diplomat:
TEHRAN, Jan. 22 (MNA) – Former US diplomat James Jatras in an interview with MNA said Moscow’s decision to replace Washington with Ankara for the upcoming Astana talks on Syria proves to be more promising for a positive result.
TEHRAN, Jan. 13 (MNA) – Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari and his Russian counterpart kicked off talks over the recent regional developments, in Moscow on Friday.
DAMASCUS, Jan. 09 (MNA) – Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has said that everything in the world is changing regarding Syria on every level, the local, the regional, and the international.
TEHRAN, Jan. 02, (MNA) – Iran’s Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani deemed the upcoming Astana meeting on Syrian situation highly important, saying the meeting aims at achieving a political solution and sustainable peace in Syria.
TEHRAN, Jan. 01 (MNA) – Leader’s senior adviser Velayati said Syrian FM’s Sun. visit aimed at holding consultations with ‘strategic friends’ ahead of Astana meeting, adding talks will be held with those rebels who respect Syria’s legitimate sovereignty.
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NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (MNA) – It is time to restart the peace process in Syria and re-engage all parties of the conflict according to UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura.
MOSCOW, Oct. 24 (MNA) – Deputy Foreign Minister has said Russia does not yet see the prospects of holding Lausanne-format meetings on Syria as long as existing agreements are not fulfilled.
TEHRAN, Oct. 16 (MNA) – Iran’s Javad Zarif has participated in Lausanne round of Syrian talks along with his counterparts from the US, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Turkey, Iraq, Egypt, Qatar, and UNSG special envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura, Saturday.
TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – Foreign Minister Javad Zarif has met with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov to exchange views on Syria just ahead of Lausanne round of Syrian talks.
TEHRAN, Oct. 15 (MNA) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has left for the Swiss city of Lausanne this morning to take part in in the Sat. ministerial talks on Syrian crisis.
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NEW YORK, Sep. 24 (MNA) - Bashar Jaafari expressed doubts on Friday over the possibility of holding a fresh round of intra-Syrian talks in October.
TEHRAN, Sep. 16 (MNA) – Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, the Iranian Parliament's General Director for International Affairs, condemned the violation of truce in Syria by US and US backed terrorists.
GENEVA, Aug. 27 (MNA) – Speaking in Geneva on Friday, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his US counterpart US Secretary of State John Kerry said they are "close" to a Syrian peace agreement, but still have differences to work through.
DAMASCUS, Jul. 24 (MNA) – Syria welcomes statements issued following the recent US Secretary of State John Kerry's visit to Moscow in assertion of agreement between Moscow and Washington on counterterrorism, said Syrian Foreign Ministry official.
ST. PETERSBURG, Jun. 16 (MNA) – Russian President's Special Representative for the Middle East and Africa, Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov called for resuming the intra-Syrian dialogue in Geneva as soon as possible.
By: Paresh Nath
TEHRAN, Jun. 07 (MNA) – The latest round of the Syrian peace talks took place in Geneva on April 13-27, leaving very few hopeful of progress, although some analysts believe that the recent resignation of chief negotiator of the Saudi-based Syrian opposition Mohammad Alloush is likely to open the window of opportunity for negotiations over Syria.