Russia Says Syria Has Agreed To Talks

The Russian Foreign Ministry announced Monday that it had convinced Bashar al-Assad’s government to start informal negotiations in Moscow with representatives of the opposition.

Sections:  news   world   
Topics:  bashar assad   middle east   moscow   russia   syria   syrian uprising   
  • Germany: Chancellor Merkel on visit to Afghanistan
    Germany says its leader is in Afghanistan to on a surprise visit to the nation's troops serving with NATO's force in a war against Taliban insurgents. More
  • Philippines mulls pullout of Syria peacekeepers
    The Philippine foreign secretary says he is recommending to President Benigno Aquino III to pull out all Filipino U.N. peacekeepers from the Golan Heights following the abduction of four by Syrian rebels. More
  • Iran president still a force even as his era endsIran president still a force even as his era ends
    When many struggling families in this eastern Iranian city take stock of outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's legacy, it's not about the oratory full of bluster and menace or his tussles with Iran's ruling clerics that are known to much of the world. More
  • Kerry: Russia sells missile defense to Syria
    Secretary of State John Kerry says the transfer of advanced missile defense systems from Russia to Syria would be a "destabilizing" factor for Israel's security. More
  • Russia had elder Boston suspect under surveillance
    Russian agents placed the elder Boston bombing suspect under surveillance during a six-month visit to southern Russia last year, then scrambled to find him when he suddenly disappeared after police killed a Canadian jihadist, a security official told The Associated Press.... More
  • UN General Assembly urges North Korea referral to ICC - Deutsche Welle
    North Korea accuses Europe of participating in CIA torture - Mangalorean
    12/18/2014 - 3:29 pm | View Link
  • ‘Happy’ about warming of U.S.-Cuba relations, pope praises ... - Catholic Spirit, Diocese of St Paul
    White House Open to Raul Castro Visit - Time
    12/18/2014 - 1:06 pm | View Link
    12/18/2014 - 10:02 am | View Link
  • LAROUCHE PAC WEBCAST The Beginning Of the End of The Post-9/11 Era - Executive Intelligence Review
    ... thermonuclear war against Russia and China ... for regime change in Iraq, Iran, Syria, and ... Because the issue, she said, and many agreed ...
    12/18/2014 - 6:50 am | View Link
  • Over 120,000 pro-Assad fighters killed in Syria - Albawaba
    Assad fighters have been killed since Syria's ... In New York, the UN Security Council agreed to ... in July with the backing of Russia, ...
    12/17/2014 - 2:29 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Putin calls Obama to discuss Ukraine
    President Vladimir Putin of Russia called President Barack Obama on Friday to discuss a proposal by Obama for a diplomatic resolution to the crisis in Ukraine, and the two leaders agreed that their chief diplomats should meet soon to explore it, the White House and Kremlin said.        
    12/17/2014 - 5:36 pm | View Link
  • Kerry: US, Russia to Intensify Intelligence Cooperation Against Islamic State
    The United States and Russia agreed to strengthen intelligence exchanges related to the fight against the Islamic State and other terrorist organizations in the Middle East and Central Asia, US Secretary of State John Kerry said Tuesday.
    12/17/2014 - 4:48 pm | View Link
  • UN extends Syria aid deliveries
    The UN Security Council agreed on Wednesday to extend for a year cross-border deliveries of desperately-needed humanitarian aid to rebel-held areas in Syria.
    12/17/2014 - 1:01 pm | View Link
  • Obama will sign new Russia sanctions bill–White House
      WASHINGTON -- US President Barack Obama will sign into law a bill passed by Congress to tighten sanctions against Russia over its actions in Ukraine, the White House said Tuesday, amid a dramatic run on the ruble.   "The president does intend to sign the bill," spokesman Josh Earnest told reporters, while adding "it does preserve the president's flexibility to carry out this strategy."   The ...
    12/16/2014 - 8:42 pm | View Link
  • Obama will sign Russia sanctions bill: White House
    US President Barack Obama will sign into law a bill passed by Congress to tighten sanctions against Russia over its Ukraine incursion, the White House said Tuesday amid a dramatic run on the ruble. The US Congress on Saturday unanimously passed the Ukraine Freedom Support Act, which includes fresh sanctions against Moscow over its support of the pro-Russian insurgency in eastern Ukraine. It also ...
    12/16/2014 - 6:51 pm | View Link
  • More
  • Russia optimistic on Syria peace talks early next year: Lavrov
    The Syrian government has agreed “in principle” to the U.N. envoy’s call ... of the Red Cross said Thursday it was ready to help the regime and opposition in Syria to reach a “national reconciliation.” Syrian President Bashar Assad said Monday ...
    12/17/2014 - 11:00 am | View Link
  • Russia: Syria Bore the Brunt of the Fight against Terrorism
    They expressed concern over the current situation in Syria and the Palestinian-Israeli conflict ... the parties will not present any preconditions and there will not be pre-agreed issues enlisted on the agenda. “If the Syrians expressed willingness ...
    12/11/2014 - 10:19 pm | View Link
  • Russia, China, Iran agree to aid Syria as war damages pile up
    Russia, China and Iran have agreed to help the Syrian government come out of a long ... The U.N. figure for damages in Syria is $42 billion. CCTV’s Alaa Ebrahim reports from Damascus.
    12/8/2014 - 1:28 pm | View Link
  • Turkey and Russia agree to disagree on Syria
    War in Syria Turkey and Russia on Monday agreed to work together to combat Islamic State (IS) jihadists in Syria, despite acknowledging their differences over the conflict. "We have a common stance (with Russia) over the DAISH terrorist organisation there ...
    12/1/2014 - 10:01 pm | View Link
  • Turkey, Russia agree on battling terror in Syria
    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says Ankara and Moscow have agreed to cooperate on fighting Takfiri terrorism in Syria, despite having differences over the crisis in the Arab country. “We have a common stance (with Russia) over the Daesh terrorist ...
    12/1/2014 - 7:13 pm | View Link
  • More
  • International News | World News
    Get the latest international news and events from Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and more. See world news photos and videos at ABCNews
    12/18/2014 - 1:46 pm | View Website
  • January 2014 Breaking News Russia supplies arms to Syria ...
    January 2014 Breaking News Russia supplies arms to legitimate government of Syria, we are not breaching any international laws - Putin - Last Days News ...
    12/17/2014 - 4:54 pm | View Website
  • Russia Warns of 'Nuclear Disaster' If Syria Is Hit! A military strike on Syria could lead to a nuclear catastrophe if a missile were to hit a reactor containing ...
    12/16/2014 - 8:23 pm | View Website
  • Russia–Syria relations
    Russia–Syria relations refers to the bilateral relationship between the two countries, Russia and Syria. Russia has an embassy in Damascus and had a consulate in ...
    12/16/2014 - 11:11 am | View Website
  • Why Does Russia Support the Syrian Regime
    Russia’s support for the Syrian regime is motivated by extensive trade and military interests that go back to the Soviet era. But how far is Russia willing to go in ...
    10/24/2014 - 12:00 am | View Website
  • More

Comment On This Story

Welcome to Wopular!

Welcome to Wopular

Wopular is an online newspaper rack, giving you a summary view of the top headlines from the top news sites.

Senh Duong (Founder)
Wopular, MWB, RottenTomatoes

Subscribe to Wopular's RSS Fan Wopular on Facebook Follow Wopular on Twitter Follow Wopular on Google Plus

MoviesWithButter : Our Sister Site

More World News