The Syrian opposition members at negotiations in Moscow have drawn up 10 proposals for the settlement for the country`s conflict, leader of Syria`s opposition Popular Front for Change and Liberation Qadri Jamil said Wednesday.
Syrian opposition figures and representatives of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad began talks in Moscow today aimed at restarting long-stalled peace negotiations to end the country's brutal war.
Syrian opposition figures and representatives of the regime of President Bashar al-Assad began talks in Moscow Wednesday aimed at restarting long-stalled peace negotiations to end the country`s brutal war.
Syrian opposition figures on Monday began four days of talks on how to end the near four-year conflict, with members of President Bashar al-Assad`s regime set to join them but the main exiled opposition alliance boycotting the event.
Russia plans to bring together members of the Syrian regime and opposition in a new push to resuscitate talks on ending the country`s nearly four-year civil war, although hopes of a breakthrough are slim.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad said Western "shortsightedness" and "support for terrorism" in the revolt against his rule were to blame for last week`s attacks in Paris, state media reported Wednesday.
In what may sound bizarre to many, the leader of the Lebanese militant group Hezbollah has condemned the attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, stating that the Islamist terror outfits have offended the Islam and Prophet Mohammed more than the cartoons mocking them, reports claimed on Saturday.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad visited a district on the outskirts of Damascus and thanked soldiers fighting "in the face of terrorism", his office said on its Twitter account on Wednesday, posting pictures of the rare trip.
Syria said on Saturday it was willing to participate in "preliminary consultations" in Moscow aimed at restarting talks next year to end its civil war but the Western-backed opposition dismissed the initiative.
Deep into its fourth year of conflict, Syria looks less and less like a state than a patchwork of warring fiefdoms, making outside powers more reluctant to intervene even as it becomes more destabilising for the region.
At least 12 people were killed Tuesday and several others were wounded in air raids by forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad in the northwestern Syrian province of Al-Raqqa, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported.