"And I have found both freedom and safety in my madness, the freedom of loneliness and the safety from being understood, for those who understand us enslave something in us. But let me not be too proud of my safety. Even a Thief in a jail is safe from another thief. "

Khalil Gibran (How I Became a Madman)



Friday, March 03, 2017

Resumption of Syria talks in Geneva in March depends on Astana meeting-opposition head- TASS

GENEVA, March 3. /TASS/. Resumption of inter-Syrian negotiations in the second half of March depends on the results of the meeting in Astana, which is scheduled for March 14-15, Naser al-Hariri, head of the delegation of the Syrian opposition High Negotiations Committee (HNC) told TASS.

"We heard from Mr. Staffan [de Mistura], that the next stage will start in two weeks, but it depends on the meeting in Astana scheduled, as far as I know, on March14-15," he said.

"As earlier, we are always ready to be engaged in dialogue with a positive attitude, because we want a settlement, we want peace in Syria," the head of the negotiating team of the NHC said.

"We are committed to this process in accordance with international initiatives," al-Hariri stressed.