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U.N. aid chief urges Security Council to push Aleppo aid access

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United Nations aid chief asked the Security Council on Monday to push for a weekly 48-hour humanitarian pause in fighting to allow food and other aid to be delivered to eastern areas of the Syrian city of Aleppo.

US Support For Turkey Enables Syrian 'Moderate Rebels' to Commit Atrocities

US continuing support for Turkey after the coup attempt will enable Ankara-backed extremists in Syria to commit atrocities against civilians with impunity, former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd told Sputn...

Head of Syrian National Coalition Calls For Emergency Meeting of UNSC

Anas Abdah called for an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council, which would consider the future of the Security Council resolutions on Syria.

Russia, Syrian Kurds Discuss Including Syrian Ethnic Groups in Geneva Talks

Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov discussed with representatives of the Syrian Kurdish National Council the importance of including representatives of all ethnic and religious groups in the country in intra-Syrian negotiations in Geneva for finding solutions and determining the future of a united, independent and sovereign Syria.

Democratic Union Party May Join Syrian Talks Only If Cuts Ties With Gov't

The Democratic Union Party may join the Syrian negotiations only if it severs all ties to the country's government, according to the Kurdish National Council representative.

Turkey investigating Russian claims on smuggled Syrian antiquities

Russia's ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, said in a letter to the U.N. Security Council on Wednesday that ISIL, the radical Islamist militant group in Syria and Iraq have profited from smuggling stolen antiquities through Turkish territory, specifically naming several dealers and transport companies involved. Show More Summary

Absence of Kurds in Peace Talks Contradicts UNSC Resolution - Russian Envoy

Russia’s permanent representative to the United Nations Vitaly Churkin said that the fact that the Syrian Kurds have not been invited to take part in the intra-Syria talks in Geneva contradicts UN Security Council resolutions on the Syrian reconciliation.

Iran congratulates Syria's Assad on regaining Palmyra

DUBAI (Reuters) - The secretary of the Iranian National Security Council has congratulated Syrian President Bashar al-Assad on regaining the city of Palmyra, Tasnim news agency reported on Monday.

Syria opposition signals will go to Geneva talks

BEIRUT (Reuters) - The main Syrian opposition council will go to talks that the United Nations aims to convene in Geneva "God willing" and wants an immediate start to negotiations on a transitional governing body, a spokesman for the council told Reuters on Monday.

U.N. Security Council members push Russia to stop Aleppo bombing

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Several United Nations Security Council members pressed Russia on Wednesday to stop bombing around Syria's Aleppo in support of a Syrian military offensive and allow humanitarian access ahead of a crucial meeting of major powers in Germany on the conflict.

Syrian Opposition to Talk With Damascus Only if UNSC Resolution Implemented

The Syrian opposition will only participate in the talks with the government if the recently-adopted UN Security Council resolution on the Syrian reconciliation is implemented, a member of the political bureau of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolution and Opposition Forces told Sputnik.

Syria tells U.N.: No one cares more about our people than us

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - Syria told the U.N. Security Council on Friday that no one cares more about the Syrian people than President Bashar al-Assad's government after the United Nations accused rival parties in the five-year conflict of war crimes by starving civilians.

UN Demands Syria Allow Urgent Aid Deliveries to 13.5 Million

Facing a worsening humanitarian crisis in Syria, the United Nations Security Council unanimously approved a resolution Tuesday demanding that all combatants but especially the Syrian government allow the urgent delivery of desperately needed food and medicine to more than 13.5 million people. Show More Summary

Intra-Syrian Talks to Be Held in Geneva January 22 - Opposition Politician

According to the head of the Syrian National Council George Sabra, intra-Syrian negotiations will be held in Geneva January 22, 2016.

Ex-Pentagon Chief Hagel Knew Ousting Assad ‘Insanely Foolish’

Former US Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel knew that the United States strategy to oust Syrian President Bashar Assad was a fool’s errand, former White House National Security Council advisor Gwenyth Todd told Sputnik.

U.N. Vote, Candidates' Debates Open Syria Space for Obama

The growing, if reluctant, convergence of the Obama administration with Russia on the four-year Syrian conflict for the first time took concrete form last week in a pair of United Nations Security Council resolutions marshaling international...Show More Summary

West Realized Need for Ceasefire in Syria as 'Rebels Lose Ground'

The United Nations Security Council unanimously adopted the resolution aimed at stopping the Syrian civil war. Radio Sputnik discussed the latest UN resolution on Syria with Damascus-based political analyst and journalist Iyad Khude...

Syrian National Coalition Claims UN Resolution Undermines Opposition Talks

The new UN Security Council resolution on the Syrian settlement undermines the results of talks between opposition groups in the country, the president of the National Coalition for Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces said.

United Nations Security Council Adopts Syrian Roadmap Resolution

On December 18, 2015, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry chaired a United Nations Security Council meeting on Syria to reinforce efforts to accelerate an end to the conflict.

U.N. Security Council endorses Syrian peace process, but doesn't address Assad's fate

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The United Nations Security Council approved a resolution Friday outlining a process to end the civil war in Syria, but without settling one of the most contentious issues: the fate of Syrian President Bashar Assad. After five hours of discussion, foreign ministers from 17 countries — some on opposing...

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