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Reconstruction of Syria: Visions from Russia and the EU

On February 19, 2020 the press-conference: “Reconstruction of Syria: Visions from Russia and the EU” will be held at the International Multimedia Press Center MIA "Rossiya Segodnya" (Russia Today). Post-conflict reconstruction of Syria is a vital component of the plans to turn this country into a stable, secure and peaceful ...


Andrey Kortunov Speaks on Security Issues at MSC Stabilizing Syria Session

... included Sedat Onal, Turkish Deputy Foreign Minister, and James Jeffrey, the US Special Representative for Syria Engagement. In the course of discussion special attention was paid to the military political situation in Idlib Governorate and in northeastern Syria, as well as the threats of escalation of hostilities. The participants compared Russian, Turkish and American views on the sources of tension, as well as on the possibilities and limitations to multilateral cooperation in stabilizing the situation in Idlib and the northeast. The session was organized by the Swiss Centre for Humanitarian ...


Trump Peace Plan – Sheer Genius – Israel Gone by 2022

... beneath the border. The one important assistance that the USA could have offered is not present: 100 water desalination plants favoring the Palestinians who remain under a water siege – a form of collective punishment that is a war crime. Jordan, Iran, Syria, and Russia should plan for the use of force against Zionists moving into the Jordan Valley, and against Zionists who refuse to withdraw from the Golan Heights belonging to Syria. The economic offerings are ludicrous and will never materialize. Iran and Palestine ...


2020 Forecast: Revealing the Future of the Middle East

... the sub-region of the Middle East: North Africa, the Gulf and the Fertile Crescent (the Levant and Iraq). The focus will be on resolving the Syrian crisis with the victory of the Assad regime and allies. Yet, Russian-Turkish ties will be affected by Russian-Syrian-Iranian intervention near the Turkish border. The threat that this would impose on the Turkish armed forces could spark a proxy war in Syria or at least in the North-West of the country. Lebanon and Iraq would undergo a state of great internal ...


Russia's comparative approach to the crisis in Libya and Syria

... same way it affected in Syria. Now, the Libyan situation is not a priority for the US government. However, due to the political deadlock in Libya, the situation can change every day. If the United States shows the same unwillingness to make changes in Syria, Russia will have the opportunity to step up its efforts to intervene effectively in Libya. If the United States pursues a policy of disregarding the Libyan crisis, Russia has the opportunity to increase its presence in Libya. Sources 1- Samuel Ramani,...


Meeting with Director General for Political Affairs at FCO Richard Moore Addresses Russia and UK Positions in Conflict Situations in the Middle East

... Office and the British Embassy in Moscow. During the meeting the parties discussed the following issues: Russian and British positions in conflict situations in the Middle East and North Africa and the possibilities of constructive interaction between Russia and the West in Syria, Libya, and the Persian Gulf. The meeting was moderated by Laurie Bristow, British Ambassador to Russia.


Deepening Russia-Turkey Relations

... journal “Perceptions: Journal of International Affairs” (Turkey), an English language journal on foreign affairs. The materials included in this report were initially published in a special issue of PERCEPTIONS . The paper presents the views of Russian and Turkish experts in the field of International Relations on the relationship between the two sides with a focus on key areas for cooperation. The report provides an analysis of bilateral economic ties between the two countries, strategic challenges ...


RIAC and ECFR Discuss the Future of Russia and the EU in the Middle East

... architecture in the Gulf region. The parties considered the Russian concept of collective security in the Gulf region and exchanged views on the situation in the region. In the second session, participants discussed opportunities for rapprochement of the Russian and European positions regarding the Syrian settlement. Experts and diplomats also discussed the impact of sanctions on the restoration of Syria, the role of regional and extra-regional powers in the Syrian settlement, etc..The third session was devoted to the situation around the Iranian ...


Syrian Unity Is Impossible without a Deal between Russia, the USA and Turkey

... divided until one of the parties voluntarily cedes its sphere of influence. It took 45 years for Germany to unite. How much Syria will need is impossible to predict. B) The second scenario is more constructive, but also allows a temporary division of Syria. Russia and the United States could hold a major international conference with the participation of representatives from Russia, the USA, Turkey, the Arab League and Iran. They must both commit themselves to guarantee the territorial integrity of Syria....


Russia’s Comeback Isn’t Stopping With Syria

... many in the West feared, but it clearly set Ukraine and other former Soviet republics off limits to any future NATO enlargement. The security buffer was back. If the use of force in Ukraine, from the Kremlin’s standpoint, was essentially defensive, Russia’s intervention in Syria in 2015 was a risky gambit to decide geopolitical outcomes in the Middle East — a famously treacherous area for outsiders vacated by the Soviet Union at the time of the Persian Gulf war of 1991. Since then, the results of the military operation ...


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