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18.05.2018 - 04:53 [ South China Morning Post ]

Putin meets Assad, hailing military success’ in Syria and calling for political process to withdraw foreign forces

“With the start of the political process in its most active phase, foreign armed forces will withdraw from Syrian territory,” Putin said, without specifying which foreign forces.(…)
In a statement from the Syrian presidency, Assad added on Thursday “we have evaluated the political process” and will select candidates for a constitutional committee, a suggestion proposed in January at a summit in Sochi, that will work with the United Nations.

16.05.2018 - 20:40 [ Prensa Latina ]

Turkish Army Completes Deployment in Syria

Officials from the three countries issued a statement Tuesday in Sochi where they reaffirmed the need of respecting sovereignty, independence and territorial integrity of Syria, and asked for avoiding any action that could violate and sabotage the agreements reached in Astana.

08.04.2018 - 19:50 [ U.S. Embassy in Syria ]

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Travel Warning – Syria

(18.10.2017) Tactics of ISIS, Hayat Tahrir al-Sham, and other violent extremist groups include the use of suicide bombers, kidnapping, small and heavy arms, improvised explosive devices, and chemical weapons. They have targeted major city centers, road checkpoints, border crossings, government buildings, shopping areas, and open spaces, in Damascus, Aleppo, Hamah, Dara, Homs, Idlib, and Dayr al-Zawr provinces.