[QODLink]
Middle East

Debate on Assad's future to top Geneva talks

Russia and US want to revive diplomatic initiative in Switzerland that stalled over what should happen to Assad.

Last Modified: 14 Oct 2013 15:39
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback

Syria has officially become party to the Chemical Weapons Convention.

The move was part of an international deal reached to dismantle Syria's chemical weapons arsenal and that deal may give the Assad regime a new lease of life.

Russia and the US want to revive a diplomatic initiative in Switzerland that stalled over what should happen to Assad.

Al Jazeera's Zeina Khodr reports from Beirut.

67

Source:
Al Jazeera
Email Article
Print Article
Share article
Send Feedback
Featured on Al Jazeera
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
The Pakistani government is proposing reform of the nation's madrassas, which are accused of fostering terrorism.
Weaving and handicrafts are being re-taught to a younger generation of Iraqi Kurds, but not without challenges.
The author argues that in the new economy, it's people, not skills or majors, that have lost value.
Featured
After years of rapid growth, Argentina is bracing for another economic crisis as inflation eats up purchasing power.
Deaths of 13 Sherpas in Nepal has shone a light on dangerous working conditions in the Everest-climbing industry.
Al Jazeera investigation uncovers allegations of beatings and rape in Kenya's ongoing anti-terrorism operation.
Incumbent Joyce Banda has a narrow lead, but anything is possible in Malawi's May 20 elections.
Western fighters have streamed into the Middle East to help 'liberate' Arab countries such as Syria and Libya.
join our mailing list