5 February 2016
The United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Mr. Staffan de Mistura, met today with Syrian political figures associated with the Moscow and Cairo processes, as referenced in the Security Council resolution 2254 (2015), who had received individual invites.
He met separately with the Women's Advisory Board and civil society representatives as part of his continued consultations with the widest spectrum of Syrian society in order to bring an end to five years of devastating conflict.
Mr. de Mistura also briefed the U.N. Security Council in New York by video link on recent developments related to the temporary recess and plans for early resumption of the intra-Syrian talks in Geneva.
Geneva, 5 February 2016