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    United Nations Special Envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura addresses the Syrian invitees in the presence of members of the UN Security Council and the International Syria Support Group in the context of the resumption of intra-Syrian talks at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, February 23, 2017

    UN Security Council Discusses Political Situation in Syria (VIDEO)

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    The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) is holding a meeting in New York City, on October 26, in order to discuss the political situation in Syria and the formation of the Syrian constitutional committee.

    The UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura is expected to participate in the talks via video link, according to reports.

    On October 24, Mistura had an open and earnest discussion on the Syrian settlement with Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moualem in Damascus and pledged to brief UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on the results of the talks.

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