Thursday 9 April 2015

Meeting to focus on humanitarian issues for Syria

English: Bashar al-Assad under pressure
English: Bashar al-Assad under pressure (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
The war in Syria is going on already much too long, having demanded lots of innocent civilians and having made the rebel fundamentalist groups stronger but also more divided. In the four years the battle is going on there seems to be more loosers than gainers.
Neither President Bashar al-Assad's government or his opposers seem any nearer to resolving the conflict.

After the US-Iranian (nuclear) deal, and (US Secretary of State) it will be the first meeting whereby John Kerry declined to rule out talking to President Bashar al-Assad, to come to discuss and to find a solution to end the Syrian civil war.

With key opposition figures absent, little progress is expected on resolving the shifting conflict.
Instead, the discussions are expected to focus on humanitarian issues and serve as a way for Russia, a main backer of the Syrian regime, to build its profile as a potential mediator in the conflict.


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