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Syrian National Dialogue Congress as a Unique Event of Russian Peacekeeping

The Syrian National Dialogue Congress, held in Sochi on January 29-30, showed that the Syrian society is ready for reconciliation, says Valdai Club expert Academician Vitaly Naumkin, research director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of the Russian Academy of Sciences. According to him, the Congress, which has been recognized by the UN, reinforces the negotiation process in Geneva and gives it a new impetus. The Syrian National Dialogue Congress, held in Sochi on January 29-30, showed that...

01.02.2018

Pandora's Box of Federalization

The specter of federalism is wandering the Middle East. On the political horizon, there are more and more federalization projects, where external and internal actors see the opportunity to get out of the cloaca of universal conflict with more and more countries and regions being created. The specter of federalism is wandering the Middle East. On the political horizon, there are more and more federalization projects, where external and internal actors see the opportunity to get out of the cloaca...

25.12.2017

We consider Syria’s territorial integrity a must

Russian FM Sergey Lavrov gave an interview to Interfax News Agency Question: A year ago the Americans would not allow our diplomats to visit polling stations. At that time Deputy Foreign Minister Sergey Ryabkov said that we will respond in kind. Have we told the Americans that their diplomats won’t have the right to visit our polling stations? Sergey Lavrov: I don’t think we should send any notifications. For the time being we haven’t heard any names or appeals from countries and organisations...

29.11.2017

Diplomatic and military victories play key role in settling Syrian crisis

Russia’s diplomatic and military victories play a key role in settling the Syrian crisis, science director of the Institute of Oriental Studies of Russia’s Academy of Science Vitaly Naumkin, who is one of the special advisors to the UN Special Envoy to Syria head Staffan de Mistura, said in an interview with TASS. Summing up the events of the outgoing year, he noted that "much efforts went in vain" as far as settling the Syrian conflict goes. "But even though it went in...

09.01.2017

Two Parallel Talks on Syria Settlement Might Be Held in Astana

Kazakhstan’s capital Astana could become a platform for two parallel meetings on Syria crisis settlement – for talks between the delegations of the Syrian opposition and Damascus, as well as for talks of Russia, Turkey and Iran with participation of Kazakhstan, an adviser to the UN Special Envoy to Syria said Thursday. "This is an international meeting, its terms are still unknown… There are actually two paths: the first is the talks between Iran, Turkey, Russia, joined now...

09.01.2017

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