Staffan di Mistura

Putin and Erdogan push for Syria talks without U.S. or U.N.

 Reuters International DEC 16, 2016 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan makes a speech during his meeting with mukhtars at the Presidential Palace in Ankara, Turkey, December 14, 2016. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/Handout via REUTERS (reuters_tickers) By Andrew Osborn and Nick Tattersall MOSCOW/ISTANBUL (Reuters) – President Vladimir Putin said he and his Turkish […]

Few chances of success

Apr 14,2016 – JORDAN TIMES EDITORIAL The resumption on Wednesday of Syria peace talks in Geneva coincides with continued violence in this Arab country and stubborn differences regarding the issues to be discussed first. While there is now a broad agreement that the political transition issue should figure high on […]