Alexander Lavrentiev

Russia urges Turkey to refrain from  escalation in Syria

Russia urges Turkey to refrain from escalation in Syria

Russia views a possible Turkish military operation in Syria as an unwise step that would lead to more escalation, the Russian president’s special envoy, Alexander Lavrentyev, told reporters on Wednesday. "We believe that it …

 Russian and Syrian delegations hold meeting in Nur-Sultan

Russian and Syrian delegations hold meeting in Nur-Sultan

The Russian delegation is holding a bilateral meeting with members of the Syrian government delegation as part of the high-level talks on Syria in Kazakhstan’s capital Nur-Sultan. The Russian delegation at the meeting is led …

 Russian and Iranian diplomats discuss Syria

Russian and Iranian diplomats discuss Syria

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Vershinin and Special Presidential Envoy for Syria Alexander Lavrentyev have held talks with senior aide to the Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi …

Russia and Turkey discuss development of situation in Syria

Russia and Turkey discuss development of situation in Syria

Russian-Turkish consultations were held in Ankara yesterday, one of the main topics of which was the development of the situation in Syria, as well as the early formation and launch of a constitutional committee to ensure a stable and effective …

Results of Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi

Results of Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi

The Syrian National Dialogue Congress was held in Russia’s Sochi yesterday. The main result of the congress was the decision to establish a constitutional committee. According to the Russian Foreign Minister Sergei …

US invited to Syrian National Dialogue Congress

US invited to Syrian National Dialogue Congress

The United States received an invitation to the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi but could not provide information on whether US representatives would attend, a US State Department official said. "We can confirm the …

Astana holding 8th round of talks on Syrian settlement

Astana holding 8th round of talks on Syrian settlement

Delegations from Russia, Turkey and Iran are holding consultations during the eighth round of talks on the Syrian settlement in Astana, the media reports. The eighth round of talks will take place on December 21-22. Bilateral and …

What the Astana process gave to Syria

What the Astana process gave to Syria

The most tangible and desired result of the Astana process is the agreement on de-escalation zones in Syria, which have the potential to drive the resolution of the Syrian civil war

All participants of Syrian talks arrive in Astana

All participants of Syrian talks arrive in Astana

All participants of Astana talks on the Syrian reconciliation have arrived in Kazakhstan’s capital, the spokesman of the Kazakh Foreign Ministry Anuar Zhainakov said, adding that the acting assistant Secretary for Near …

New round of intra-Syrian talks starts in Astana

New round of intra-Syrian talks starts in Astana

Today, the capital of Kazakhstan, Astana, will host a meeting at the experts level of Iran, Russia and Turkey, known as the three guarantors of a ceasefire in Syria. Experts of guarantor countries and Iranian delegation arrive in Astana to …