President al-Assad Stresses Role of Pan-Arab Parties in Facing Extremist Thinking and Plots2013/05/25
President Bashar al-Assad stressed on Thursday May the 23rd 2013 the important role which the national and pan-Arab parties and forces can play in facing extremist and takfiri thinking and confronting the foreign plots targeting the Arab people.
Austrian Foreign Minister Michael Spindelegger reiterated his country's rejection of lifting the embargo on arming the Syrian opposition, saying that such an action would form a drastic turning point in the EU and lead to a perpetual vortex of armament.
A session of talks between the Syrian and Russian sides was held on Wednesday May the 22nd 2013 in Moscow where the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Deputy Foreign and Expatriates Minister Fayssal Mikdad reviewed issues related to the Russian-US initiative to hold an international Conference to resolve the crisis in Syria. The two...
Austrian Chancellor: Lifting Arms Ban on Opposition in Syria Threatens UNDOF, Escalates Tension2013/05/23
Austrian Chancellor Werner Faymann reiterated on Wednesday May the 22nd 2013 his country's rejection of lifting the arms ban on the opposition in Syria, warning of the dangers of this issue on the Austrian soldiers at the UN Disengagement Observer Forces (UNDOF) in the occupied Syrian Golan. After his meeting with his EU
EU Council President: EU Summit Stressed Commitment to Political Solution to Crisis in Syria2013/05/23
President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy, said on Wednesday May the 22nd 2013 that the leaders of the European Union discussed the situation in Syria, but they made no decision on lifting the arms ban on it.
Kerry Stresses US Efforts for Political Solution to Crisis in Syria Based on Geneva Communiqué2013/05/23
US Secretary of State John Kerry stressed on Wednesday May the 22nd 2013 that the US is working to find a method to implement Geneva Communiqué to resolve the crisis in Syria, adding that the US is exerting efforts to find suitable and realistic circumstances for holding a new international conference.
UN Deputy Secretary-General, Jan Eliasson, stressed on Tuesday May the 21st 2013 that the main goal of the upcoming international conference on Syria is trying to implement the Geneva Communiqué issued last June. Eliasson told the French News Agency (AFP) that the UN is working to hold the conference as soon as possible,
Heads of churches in Jordan renewed call for releasing Greek Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo and Iskenderun, Bishop Paul Yazigi and Syriac Orthodox Metropolitan of Aleppo, Bishop John Ibrahim, who were kidnapped by an armed terrorist group in the countryside of Aleppo.
Lavrov: Opposition's Agreement with No Preconditions Must be Guaranteed for Conference on Syria2013/05/21
Russian Foreign Minister, Sergey Lavrov, stressed on Monday May the 20th 2013 the necessity of guaranteeing the agreement of the Syrian opposition to participate in the international conference on Syria with no preconditions.
Media Source: Seizure of Israeli Vehicle in al-Qseir Proves Scale of Israeli Involvement in Syria2013/05/21
A media source said that the seizure of an Israeli military vehicle which terrorists had been using in al-Qseir refutes the allegations made by Israel to justify its aggression on Syria and proves the scale of Israel's military and intelligence involvements in the events in Syria.