UN peace envoy on surprise trip to Syria: Government source

AFP , Monday 15 Feb 2016

The UN's peace envoy for Syria Staffan De Mistura is making a surprise visit to Damascus on Monday, a government source told AFP, as world powers push for a ceasefire this week.

The source, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said De Mistura was expected to arrive in Syria later Monday and meet Foreign Minister Walid al-Muallem on Tuesday.


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