Political documents

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...

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...

20 March 2019
The text of the declaration by the co-chairs of the Brussels III Conference held on March 12-14, 2019. The Third Conference on "Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region" took place on 12-14...

20 March 2019
This table lists the participants at the Brussels meeting on March 12-14, 2019 (Supporting the Future of Syria and the Region - Brussels III Conference). Delegation Name...

06 March 2019
The first briefing to the Security Council of the new UN Special Envoy for Syria, Geir O. Pedersen.      Mr. President, It is an honour to brief the Security Council for...

27 February 2019
President of the Islamic Republic of Iran H.E. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Russian Federation H.E. Vladimir Putin and President of the Republic of Turkey H.E. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan gathered in...