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UN-Arab League envoy meets Turkish FM

10-25-2013 23:23 BJT Special Report: Crisis in Syria |

United Nations-Arab League peace envoy for Syria, Lakhdar Brahimi has met Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu in Ankara as part of a regional tour to liaise on a long-awaited Geneva peace conference on Syria.

According to the Syrian opposition, Brahimi also met Free Syrian Army Commander Salim Idris and the President of the Syrian National Coalition Ahmed Jarba.

The Geneva II conference is aimed at ending Syria's civil war. Syria's opposition in exile have been resisting calls from Western and Arab countries to commit to attending the peace talks, saying they would not take part if there was any chance President Bashar al-Assad could cling to power.

 

Editor:James |Source: CCTV.com

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