The outgoing UN envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, will arrive in Damascus on Wednesday for a visit aimed at convincing the government to accept the creation of a committee to draft a post-war constitution, the world body said. De Mistura, who announced last week that he would step down from his post at the…
The UN special envoy for Syria said Syria needs de-escalation of violence as soon as possible.
Syrian opposition must accept that they have not won the six-and-a-half year war against President Bashar al Assad, U.N. peace talks mediator Staffan de Mistura said on Wednesday.
The fifth round of talks on ending the Syrian conflict conclude in Geneva, without any significant progress.
The Syrian government is ready to agree prisoner swaps with opposition groups.