Special Envoy Mr. Geir O. Pedersen is following with great concern the developments in the southwest of Syria. He is actively in contact with relevant parties to ensure that violence ceases and is calling on all to deescalate.
Thank you so much, and always a pleasure being here in Moscow to be able to meet with you (Russian Foreign Minister Mr. Sergey Lavrov) and your team here.
United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Mr. Geir O.
Question: When are you going to announce the 6th round of the Geneva talks [Constitutional Committee], and how maybe the cross-border access and any Russian and American agreement will help you in that.
Great to see you again. I have seen some of you virtually, but not in person now for 18 months, so it has been a long time. It is also the first time in 18 months that I actually sit down and have a discussion with the (Security) Council in person.
I strongly condemn the attack on Al-Shifaa hospital in Afrin city in northern Syria, which resulted in the killing and injuring of civilians, including medical personnel, and the destruction of parts of the hospital.
Let me start by thanking my friend the High Representative of the EU and Vice-President of the Commission, Mr.
As you know I just concluded my briefing to the Security Council, and this of course, is for all of us, a very special day – it is ten years since the beginning of the Syrian tragedy. And as I told the
Thank you, Jenifer. As you may know, this was a briefing I gave in so-called close consultations after the decision by the Security Council itself. As always, I was heartened by the fact that all members of the Council gave what I would call a strong support to the work of me and my team when it
Thank you so much Jenifer and good to see you all. And also good afternoon or good morning to all of those of you I cannot see.