The UN and Arab League envoy to the Syrian crisis has begun his meeting with the Russian president by saying that Syria is at a crossroads, as violence escalates. Vladimir Putin adamantly opposes any international military intervention, and has strongly supported envoy Kofi Annan’s plan
Syrian opposition activists said more than 200 people were killed in a Sunni village on Thursday by government forces using tanks and helicopters, which, if confirmed, would be the worst in a series of massacres that have convulsed Syria’s
International envoy Kofi Annan is warning of a disaster if his peace plan for Syria fails but says he has received support from Iran to resolve the conflict peacefully. Annan spoke after holding talks in Tehran on Tuesday with Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi.
United Nations-Arab League peace envoy Kofi Annan says he and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad have agreed on an “approach” to end the violence in Syria. Speaking after talks with Assad on in Damascus on July 9, Annan didn’t disclose details, but said he also intends
The UN and Arab League’s envoy to Syria, Kofi Annan, is due to meet President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus for talks on his six-point peace plan. The meeting comes after Mr Annan acknowledged that the plan has so far failed to end the violence.
U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton says time’s running out on Syrian peace hopes and warns that the Syrian state could collapse. Speaking in Japan, Clinton said Sunday that U.N. mediator Kofi Annan’s acknowledgement that his peace plan is failing “should be a wake-up call for everyone.”
Kofi Annan, the joint UN and Arab League envoy to Syria, has admitted his failure in solving Syrian crisis, according to a French daily. “We have made significant efforts to resolve this situation by peaceful political methods. Obviously, we have not succeeded.
More than half of the over 14,000 people killed since the Syrian began 16 months ago were slaughtered in the past four months, according to tallies from opposition activists. June was a particularly gruesome month, with 2,386 people killed compared to 1,196 in May, the Local Coordination Committees of Syria said.
BEIRUT, Lebanon — The United States and other world powers meeting Saturday in Geneva threw their weight behind a United Nations-brokered plan for a transitional government for Syria, but the move appeared to raise more questions than it answered.
Beirut- Lebanon – The United States and Russia failed on Friday to bridge differences over a plan to ease Syrian President Bashar Assad out of power, end violence and create a new government. That set the stage for the potential collapse of a key multinational conference that was to have endorsed the proposal.