As closed-door meetings on Syria were resumed on Tuesday the 27th of January 2015 in the Russian capital Moscow after their launch a day ago, some representatives of the opposition speak of efforts to try to find common ground among them, indicating an atmosphere of optimism.
The Council of Patriarchs of the Orient called for putting an end to the terrorist war on Syria and Iraq, ceasing the supporting and funding of terrorist organizations, and stopping the flow of terrorists to Syria.
Syria’s Ambassador in Tehran Adnan Mahmoud took part on Tuesday the 27th of January 2015 in the ceremony of commemorating late general Mohammad Ali al-Allahdadi in the presence of Iranian senior officials and officers.
The temperature continues to be from 2 to 5 degrees Celsius higher than average as the country is being affected by a superficial high pressure accompanied by southwestern wet air currents in all layers of the atmosphere.
Activities of the consultative forum among the Syrian parties started in Moscow on Monday the 26th of January 2015 to put a framework for a dialogue conference among the Syrians to solve the crisis in the country.
Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said that the meetings on the crisis in Syria aim at providing an avenue for discussion among all Syrian sides, noting all the participating parties agree on the necessity of establishing peace and combating terrorism in Syria.
A workshop on “Combating Human Trafficking” which is organized by Ministry of Information, in cooperation with the International Organization for Migration (IOM) kicked off in Damascus on Monday the 26th of January 2015.
Syrian tennis champion Karim Allaf, ranked the second in the under-18 singles competitions of the 7th Fujairah International Tennis Championship following his loss in the finals with the Zimbabwean player Tadiwa Chinamo, 6/7, 2/6.
Russian Foreign Ministry said that Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and U.S. State Secretary John Kerry discussed in a phone call on Sunday the 25th of January 2015 the situation in Syria and means to resolve the crisis in it in light of the inter-Syrian meeting due to be held in Moscow.
The Central Bank of Syria (CBS) injected on Thursday the 22nd of January 2015 the first package of the planned USD 65 million to cover the market needs of foreign currency for commercial and no-commercial purposes.
Director of Office of Emergency Programs of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) Afshan Khan announced that work is underway to prepare for an annual program to specify form and targets of support in Hama.