Although the forthcoming Geneva III conference on Syria is marked by many obstacles, U.N. envoy Staffan de Mistura insists that it will begin next month. On May 4, consultations were launched in Switzerland that will last for six weeks. Meetings with Syrian representatives and parties will be held behind closed doors. No statements will be issued, and no interviews or statements will be provided to journalists. These consultations are supposed to help the U.N. envoy arrange the conference.
The only hope for Syria is to have a reasonable middle-ground solution with an electoral system in which everyone can participate after eliminating Assad and ISIS.Abdulrahman al-Rashed