The senior UN official in charge of bringing together the different parties in the Syria conflict said Thursday there was little prospect of an imminent restart of negotiations. "At the moment, when bombs are falling all over, it is very difficult to justify resuming talks," the envoy, Staffan de Mistura, told AFP after he met Pope Francis at the Vatican.
GENEVA (AP) — International envoy Lakhdar Brahimi is meeting with senior Russian and United States diplomats in an attempt to find a political solution to Syria's conflict that has so far claimed over 60,000 lives.
SKHIRAT, Morocco (Reuters) - Libya's warring factions began a round of U.N.-backed negotiations on Thursday in an attempt to end their conflict, with the U.N. envoy telling factions they must reach a final deal by Sept. 20.
GENEVA (Reuters) - U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura plans to meet senior Syrian government officials in Damascus in his effort to find common ground among the parties with an interest in ending Syria's civil war, his office said ...
GENEVA (Reuters) - The United Nations will name a date on Friday for Syria's warring parties to return to the negotiating table for a second round of talks, U.N. Syria envoy Staffan de Mistura said on Thursday.