In Syria, fighting continues between a wide variety of parties, and Syrian and Russian forces continue their relentless bombardments. Large parts of the population still lack essential food and medical supplies as a direct result of President Assad’s refusal to allow in (EU-funded) international organisations and NGOs carrying essential humanitarian supplies.
This week the EU hosts a conference on the future of Syria and the region. At the same time, Russia, Turkey and Iran are dictating the terms on the ground, and the US seems increasingly focused on a military victory over the so-called Islamic State.
Link : EU must demand a say in Syria negotiations | Letters