Political documents

23 October 2019
Text of the U.S.-Turkish agreement for a ceasefire following the Turkish intervention in northern Syria in October 2019. The US and Turkey reaffirm their relationship as fellow members of NATO....

16 October 2019
The text of the statement by the High Representative on behalf of the EU following Turkey's entry into Syrian territory in October 2019. In light of the Turkish military operation in north-east...

09 October 2019
The text of the statement issued by the press secretary of the White House on the American withdrawal from northeast Syria: Today, President Donald J. Trump spoke with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan...

02 October 2019
Statement by the EU following the announcement of the constitutional committee. The EU welcomes the announcement made by the UN Secretary-General on 23 September of agreement on the formation of a...

02 October 2019
The terms of reference for the Constitutional Committee. Letter dated 26 September 2019 from the Secretary-General addressed to the President of the Security Council I have the honour to refer to...

02 October 2019
Statement issued on 26 September 2019 by Foreign Ministers of Egypt, France, Germany, Jordan, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, and United States at the United Nations General Assembly We, the Foreign...

01 October 2019
The three lists below show the names of the 150 members of the constitutional committee as published by the Syrian and regional press. The list of the government was published in Syrian official...

25 September 2019
The statement by Antonio Guterres announcing the establishment of the Syrian Constitutional Committee: I am pleased to announce the agreement of the Government of the Syrian Arab Republic and the...

25 September 2019
The Ministers of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran, the Russian Federation and the Republic of Turkey as guarantors of the Astana format held a trilateral meeting on the margins of the...

04 September 2019
Geir O. Pedersen United Nations Special Envoy for Syria BRIEFING TO THE SECURITY COUNCIL 29 August 2019 Thank you, Madame President [Joanna Wronecka, Poland]. The scale of violence and...

15 May 2019
The text of Donald Trump's decision renewing for one year sanctions on Syria.   Text of a Notice on the Continuation of the National Emergency with Respect to the Actions of the Government of...

08 May 2019
Delegations from Iran, Russia and Turkey met in Nur-Sultan, formerly Astana, on 25 and 26 April 2019. At the end of their meeting they released the following statement. The Islamic Republic of Iran...

27 March 2019
The text of Donald Trump's official declaration recognizing Syria's occupied Golan Heights as being part of Israel. The State of Israel took control of the Golan Heights in 1967 to safeguard its...

20 March 2019
A press briefing by James Jeffrey after the Brussels conference on Syria on March 12-14, 2019. James F. Jeffrey Special Representative for Syria Engagement and Special Envoy to the Global Coalition...

20 March 2019
A joint statement by France, Germany, the UK and the U.S. on the occasion of the eighth aniversary of the Syrian uprising. Officee of the Spokesperson Washington, DC March 15, 2019 The text...