Posts tagged as Syrian conflict

Lithuanian president’s aide: arms ban should be on all Syria conflict parties to work

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

An arms embargo in the Syrian conflict would not be effective unless applied to all involved parties, the Lithuanian president’s foreign policy advisor said on Tuesday. “We should talk about an arms embargo not only on Turkey, but also on all the warring parties involved in the conflict for that embargo to be effective,” Asta Skaisgiryte told the Ziniu Radijas radio station. “If only one warring party were subjected to…

Syria war: Iran, Russia and Turkey meet to discuss Idlib

Friday, September 7, 2018

The presidents of Iran, Russia and Turkey are holding a key summit in Tehran that could decide the fate of Syria’s last major rebel stronghold. There are fears of a humanitarian disaster if, as expected, a large-scale battle breaks out in Idlib. Earlier, the new US envoy for Syria said there was “evidence” that Syrian government forces were preparing to use chemical weapons. Fresh air strikes on rebel positions were…