Archives par mot-clef : Brahimi

Brahimi rabâche et propose un énième dialogue intersyrien (L’Orient-le-Jour, 18/02/2013)

L’émissaire de l’ONU et de la Ligue arabe pour la Syrie Lakhdar Brahimi a invité hier l’opposition et une délégation « acceptable » du régime de Damas à entamer un dialogue sous les auspices de l’ONU, estimant que l’offre de … Lire la suite

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Out of the Syrian Quagmire (07/02/2013)

Syrian opposition activists and rebels have recently reported that the bodies of dozens of military-age men had been found in a river in the war-ravaged city of Aleppo. The bodies suggest summary execution, and the rebels blame the killings on … Lire la suite

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Brahimi to Al-Hayat: The Constructive Ambiguity in the Geneva Statement on the Role of Assad Must Be Addressed (Al-Hayat/Al Monitor, 31/01/2013)

In his first press meeting with Al-Hayat following his meetings to discuss Syrian affairs with the five permanent members of the Security Council, Brahimi said this « beautiful statement that made the five countries focus on the role of Syrian President … Lire la suite

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Brahimi’s final acts (Foreign Policy, 15/01/2013)

Kofi Annan resigned as the United Nations and Arab League envoy for Syria after less than sixth months on the job. Lakhdar Brahimi has been the envoy for less than five. He is unlikely to care if he holds the … Lire la suite

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Syria media denounces ‘ageing tourist’ Brahimi (14/01/2013, The Daily Star)

Syria’s official media lashed out at UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi on Monday, denouncing him as an « ageing tourist » after his criticism of President Bashar al-Assad’s peace plan. The latest attack on the veteran Algerian diplomat follows stinging criticism … Lire la suite

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Is a diplomatic truce in sight for Syria? – Inside Syria – Al Jazeera English 30/12/2012

Is a diplomatic truce in sight for Syria? – Inside Syria – Al Jazeera English. Diplomatic efforts to reach a peace deal in Syria appear to be gaining momentum. The UN-Arab League mediator, Lakhdar Brahimi, is trying to achieve what … Lire la suite

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Les initiatives se multiplient pour une transition en Syrie (Georges Malbrunot, 18/12/2012)

L’ancien chef de la diplomatie syrienne, Farouk al-Sharaa, est venu mêler sa voix aux appels à une solution négociée. Dans une interview au quotidien libanais prosyrien Al-Akhbar , il a appelé de ses vœux un accord «historique» entre les parties, … Lire la suite

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UN Syria envoy extends Damascus stay to Sunday (DEBKAfile 25/12/2012)

Notwithstanding reports that his talks with Bashar Assad Monday had failed, international envoy Lakhdar Brahimi has added six days to his stay in Damascus and will stay until next Sunday in pursuit of his effort to mediate an end to … Lire la suite

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The Syria question. Is the answer 142? (Brian Whitaker, 23/12/2012)

There are growing signs that Russia, the US and a number of other countries are now working behind the scenes to bring the Syrian conflict to a negotiated end. The latest indication that something is afoot came on Saturday when … Lire la suite

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New op-ed: how will Russia manage defeat over Syria? (Richard Gowan, WPR, 17/12/2012)

Managing defeat well is one of the greatest skills a diplomat can have. Historians have a special admiration for statesmen who have extracted their countries from failed wars. These diplomatic heroes include Talleyrand, who brilliantly defended French interests after the … Lire la suite

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