Showing posts with label peace talks. Show all posts
Showing posts with label peace talks. Show all posts

Saturday, May 19, 2018

Millions of dollars in funding : White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan

White House pushes ahead with Mideast peace plan
The Trump administration is aiming to roll out its much-hyped but long-delayed Middle East peace plan next month amid signs it may further alienate the Palestinians by slashing millions of dollars in funding for humanitarian and development projects in the West Bank and Gaza.

Friday, May 18, 2018

Assad meets Russia's Putin in Sochi on future peace talks

Assad meets Russia's Putin in Sochi on future peace talks
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad met with his Russian counterpart, Vladimir Putin, in Russia's city of Sochi on Thursday, saying it's an opportunity for future peace talks, the Syrian presidential media office said.

Sunday, May 6, 2018

Colombia's gov't, ELN rebels to resume peace talks in Cuba

National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas
Colombia's government and the National Liberation Army (ELN) guerrillas will resume peace talks in Cuba next week, the two sides announced on Saturday.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Syrian "opposition" arrives in Sochi after initially boycotting peace conference

Syrian "opposition"
Syrian opposition representatives arrived for the Syrian National Dialogue Congress in Sochi on Monday.

France stays away from Syria talks in Sochi

France stays away from Syria talks in Sochi
As a new Russia-brokered negotiation to resolve the crisis in Syria kicked off in the Black Sea resort of Sochi Monday, France said it would not attend, stressing that the UN-led talks in Geneva are "the only legitimate framework for the settlement of the Syrian crisis."

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Thursday, January 25, 2018

Great proposal for Palestinians : Trump says Palestinians 'disrespected' US, aid on hold

Trump says Palestinians 'disrespected' US
US President Donald Trump threatened to withhold aid to the Palestinians if they did not pursue peace with Israel, saying the Palestinians had snubbed the US by not meeting Vice President Mike Pence during a recent visit.

Friday, January 5, 2018

North and South Korea to meet next week

Nuclear-armed North Korea has accepted the South's offer of talks next week, said Seoul's Unification ministry, which oversees relations with Pyongyang.

The meeting will take place in Panmunjom, the truce village in the heavily fortified Demilitarised Zone that divides the peninsula.

Tuesday, January 2, 2018

China welcomes DPRK, ROK to improve ties through 2018 Winter Olympics

olympic games korea
China supports the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) and the the Republic of Korea (ROK) to use the 2018 Winter Olympics to make efforts to improve ties, a Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson said Tuesday.

Sunday, December 24, 2017

Saudi Crown Prince Tried to Persuade Abbas to Support US Peace Plan: Officials

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman
Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman mounted pressure on Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to back a so-called US-sponsored peace plan for Israel-Palestine, Palestinian officials said.

Friday, December 22, 2017

U.S. has disqualified itself from MidEast peace process: Abbas

U.S. has disqualified itself from MidEast peace process
The United States has "disqualified" itself from the Middle East peace process due to its recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, said Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on Friday.

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Gatilov: Moscow urges de Mistura to be more balanced in his evaluations

Staffan de Mistura
Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Gennady Gatilov said that Moscow will urge UN Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura to be more balanced in his viewpoints and evaluations of participating parties in the intra-Syrian dialogue.

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

North Korea 'not interested' in Tillerson's offer of unconditional talks

North Korea 'not interested' in Tillerson's offer of unconditional talks
 North Korean media on Tuesday said it has no interest in holding talks "without preconditions" with Washington, as suggested by U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.

Friday, December 15, 2017

Thursday, December 14, 2017

State Dept walks back Tillerson call for talks with N. Korea

talks with N. Korea
State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert appeared to walk back statements by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson calling for negotiations with North Korea. Nauert said Pyongyang would have to suspend weapons tests before talks could take place.

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Seoul supports Tillerson's proposed talk with North Korea

Seoul supports Tillerson's proposed talk with North Korea
Seoul has expressed support for talks between Washington and Pyongyang after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson showed willingness to sit down with the North "with no preconditions."

Friday, November 24, 2017

Iraq seeks ‘active role’ in Syria peace talks

Iraq seeks ‘active role’ in Syria peace talks
Iraq has sought a formal response from guarantor countries to have an “active role” in Syria peace talks, said the country’s ambassador to Turkey on Friday.

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