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As new round of talks begins, UN envoy for Syria says cessation of hostilities must ‘continue to give hope’

13 April 2016 – On the first day of a new round of peace talks to end the five-year conflict in Syria, the UN mediator on the crisis emphasized that despite the cessation of hostilities still holding, he is concerned about the deterioration of the security situation in some locations.


Airdrops in Syria continue as UN mediator meets with Iranian official in Tehran

12 April 2016 – During a visit to Tehran, the United Nations mediator on the crisis in Syria underlined the importance of consulting with Iran's authorities because they “have an influence” and useful advice, while UN humanitarian agencies provided their latest updates in Geneva.