The goal of convening a Syrian peace conference was thwarted by opposition groups that aren’t ready to negotiate a political solution to the country’s civil war, United Nations special envoy on Syria Lakhdar Brahimi said.
The goal of convening a Syrian peace conference this month was thwarted by opposition groups that aren’t ready to negotiate a political solution to the country’s civil war, UN special envoy Lakhdar Brahimi said today.
Democratic Republic of Congo Prime Minister Augustin Matata Ponyo forbade sales of state assets and the signing of new contracts while the country awaits a cabinet reorganization, according to a letter to his ministers.
Russia urged Syria to accelerate a troop pullout scheduled to be completed today under a United Nations plan, as the Middle Eastern state demanded guarantees about the opposition’s commitment to the peace efforts.
Gecamines, the Democratic Republic of Congo’s state-owned mining company, didn’t tell the Mines Ministry of a possible sale of its stake in Kamoto Copper Co. to billionaire Dan Gertler, according to a letter from the mines minister.