Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem meets United Nations Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura (L) in Damascus November 9, 2014, in this picture released by Syria's national news agency SANA. REUTERS/SANA
Your feedback is important to us!
We invite all our readers to share with us their views and comments about this article.
Disclaimer: Comments submitted by third parties on this site are the sole responsibility of the individual(s) whose content is submitted. The Daily Star accepts no responsibility for the content of comment(s), including, without limitation, any error, omission or inaccuracy therein. Please note that your email address will NOT appear on the site.
Alert: If you are facing problems with posting comments, please note that you must verify your email with Disqus prior to posting a comment. follow this link to make sure your account meets the requirements. (http://bit.ly/vDisqus)
The U.N. peace envoy for Syria met officials in Damascus Sunday to push his efforts to set up "freeze zones" to suspend fighting in some areas, state news agency SANA reported.It was De Mistura's second visit to Syria since he was appointed peace envoy in July, replacing Lakhdar Brahimi.Separately, the former head of Syria's main political opposition said he had visited Russia with other opposition figures and had discussed with Moscow ways to end the conflict, but had insisted that President Bashar Assad must go.Ahmad Moaz Khatib, former head of the coalition of Syrian opposition groups the National Coalition, said Saturday on Twitter that they had met Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and other Russian officials.
FOLLOW THIS ARTICLE