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
  • 12- Jordan, China concur on Syria solution –– Envoy - Jordan News Agency
    • Jordan, China concur on Syria solution –– Envoy - Jordan News Agency
    08/23/2016 - 1:03 pm | View Link
  • Iran: Russia has stopped using Iran base for Syria strikes - Christian Science Monitor
    Oil-rich Iran looking for financial ties with Russia - UPI
    08/23/2016 - 6:25 am | View Link
  • Russia stops using Iran base for Syria strikes - Lubbock Online
    Ministry said Monday that as long as Iran agreed, Russia could use the Iranian air base again, “depending on the situation” in Syria.
    08/22/2016 - 2:12 pm | View Link
  • Russia stops using Iran base for Syria strikes, Iran claims -
    Russia 'showed-off' over Iran base use - BBC
    08/22/2016 - 11:14 am | View Link
  • Iran: Russia Has Stopped Using Base for Syria Strikes - Big News Network
    Russia has stopped using an Iranian air base for launching airstrikes on Syria for the time being ... also suggest Russia and Iran initially agreed ...
    08/22/2016 - 10:13 am | View Link
  • More
  • US not sure whether Russia 'stopped' using Iran airbase
    However, the Russian Defense Ministry said in a separate statement that Moscow could use the Iranian airbase again depending on the situation in Syria and as long as Iran agreed. Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman also confirmed the end of Russia's use of ...
    08/23/2016 - 9:19 pm | View Link
  • Russia, China Confirm Joint Naval Drills as Both Enhance Syria Presence
    “During the final planning conference, the parties held a field inspection of the exercise area, agreed on the plans for the drills ... Cozying up to China may be just what Russia needs in Syria, as Beijing looks to expand its role in the ongoing ...
    08/23/2016 - 3:49 pm | View Link
  • Air base use tests pact between Russia and Iran
    Russia and Iran had been fostering closer ties centred around their mutual interests in Syria, where both back President ­Bashar ... but said the countries had agreed not to disclose them until after certain, unspecified objectives had been reached.
    08/23/2016 - 2:01 pm | View Link
  • Iran: Russia has stopped using Iran base for Syria strikes
    A statement issued by the Russian Defense Ministry said Monday that as long as Iran agreed, Russia could use the Iranian air base again, "depending on the situation" in Syria. Recommended: How well do you understand the conflict in Syria? Take our quiz.
    08/23/2016 - 8:21 am | View Link
  • UN official condemns the humanitarian crisis in Aleppo, calls on US and Russia for a ceasefire deal
    Stephen O'Brien told the Security Council that plans were in place to quickly send 70 trucks loaded with humanitarian aid to eastern Aleppo if all sides agreed on a truce ... this callous carnage that is Syria has long since moved from the cynical ...
    08/23/2016 - 4:41 am | View Link
  • More
  • What Russia Agreed to in Syria Is Not a Ceasefire
    The Joint US-Russian Statement on Syria is not a declaration of a ceasefire. It is an attempt by the Russians to split the Free Syrian Army - and its US backers ...
    08/22/2016 - 12:34 pm | View Website
  • Russia–Syria relations
    Russia–Syria relations refers to the bilateral relationship between Russia and Syria. Russia has an embassy in Damascus and Syria has an embassy in Moscow.
    08/22/2016 - 4:48 am | View Website
  • Kerry: US, Russia to cooperate against al Qaeda in Syria
    Washington (CNN)Secretary of State John Kerry said Friday that the U.S. and Russia had agreed to cooperate in Syria against the al Nusra Front, al Qaeda's ...
    07/14/2016 - 7:54 pm | View Website
  • Russia postpones airstrikes against terrorist-held areas ...
    Russia will postpone airstrikes against militants in Syria, after being asked by several militant groups that are willing to join the ceasefire.
    05/25/2016 - 10:23 am | View Website
  • U.S., Russia Agree to Implement Syria Cease-Fire
    WASHINGTON—The U.S. and Russia agreed to implement a cease-fire in Syria beginning Saturday, in what the two sides again said they hoped would be a crucial step ...
    02/22/2016 - 2:19 pm | 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