Opposing sides in the Syrian war have agreed to reconvene in Geneva for negotiations on the Constitution, United Nations Special Envoy Geir Pedersen said on Tuesday, adding that it could provide the arena for bridging “deep, deep mistrust”.
Special Envoy of the United Nations for Syria Geir Pedersen says only the Syrian people are entitled to make a decision about their country's draft constitution and determine the fate of their country.
Saudi Arabia intensified its invasion of Yemen as the United Nations special envoy for the violence-scarred country arrived in the capital Sana’a on Sunday in an attempt to cobble together a conflict resolution mechanism.
Russia has laid the groundwork for a likely veto on Monday of a British, US and French bid for the United Nations Security Council to call out Iran over the claims about its weapons falling into the hands of Yemen's Houthis.
Iranian Deputy Ambassador to the United Nations Es’haq Al-e Habib says the country’s missile program is not open to negotiation and will continue with strength and according to the Islamic Republic’s national defense agenda.
UN special envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura said that the five-year war in Syria has killed some 400,000 people, a staggering figure that underscores the war’s carnage — and is far higher than the previous UN toll of 250,000 calculated a year and a half ago.