…from SouthFront The Russian Military Police may be deployed in buffer zones in Syria, Russia’s chief negotiator at the Astana talks and the president’s envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev said on Tuesday when the fifth round of talks started in the Kazakh capital. According to him, the issue, including the status of de-escalation control forces, […]
It still remains unclear whether it’s the Pentagon’s negligence or a well-calculated scheme that facilitates the “uncontrolled” spread of US weapons across the Middle East, Africa and Central Asia, RIA Novosti contributor Alexander Khrolenko writes.
Jim W. Dean – Well it looks like trouble has come to jihadi paradise. The al Nusra crowd has issued a fatwa against any of the “moderate” Syrian opposition groups, such that they will be attacked for complying with the deescalation zone program.
Responsibility for observance of the memorandum on safe zones in Syria lies upon Russia and Iran, while the Syrian regime relies on their support, according to the German Foreign Ministry. BERLIN (Sputnik) — Russia and Iran are the ones carrying the main responsibility for observance of the memorandum on safe zones in Syria, the German Foreign Ministry said Saturday. “Any […]
Editor’s note: De Mistura says that the Putin/Trump phone conversation may well have provided the basis for this agreement. According to director of the Kazakh MFA Department for Asia and Africa Aidarbek Tumatov, today’s Astana process of signing a new memorandum on tensions de-escalation zones will allow to stop bloodshed in Syria and initiate a […]