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The meeting in Sochi: the illusion of an end to the Syria conflict

On 22 November the presidents of Russia, Turkey and Iran, Vladimir Putin, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and Hasan Rouhani, met in Sochi.

Analyses
2017-11-29
Józef Lang
Marek Menkiszak

Representatives of Russia, Iran and Turkey  signed in Astana a memorandum to establish ‘de-escalation zones’ in four areas in Syria still controlled by the Sunni opposition.

Analyses
2017-05-10
Witold Rodkiewicz

Russian Federation vetoed a draft resolution concerning the investigation into the chemical attack which took place in Khan Sheikhoun.

Analyses
2017-04-26
Witold Rodkiewicz

On 19th September President Recep Tayyip Erdogan announced the end of the first stage of the Turkish intervention in Syria and the beginning of another one. 

Analyses
2016-09-21
Józef Lang

On 9 September in Geneva, the Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov and the US Secretary of State John Kerry signed a packag

Analyses
2016-09-16
Witold Rodkiewicz

Turkey is regaining its ability to act in Syria, although it is proceeding as the weaker partner, one which is dependent on Russia.

Analyses
2016-08-25
Krzysztof Strachota
Józef Lang

The withdrawal of Russian forces from Syria is only partial and is essentially a political operation.

Analyses
2016-03-16
Witold Rodkiewicz

Russia has gained the United States’ formal recognition of its role as a co-decision maker in resolving the Syrian question.

Analyses
2016-02-24
Marek Menkiszak

The conflict between the regime forces and the anti-Assad opposition appears to be entering the decisive military phase.

Analyses
2016-02-10
Krzysztof Strachota
Mateusz Chudziak

Germany is ever more engaged politically in the Middle East and wants to be viewed as a neutral mediator between the competing actors in the region.

OSW Commentary
2016-01-25
Justyna Gotkowska
Kamil Frymark

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