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Cairo talks fail to produce new Syria plan

11-05-2012 07:19 BJT Special Report:Crisis in Syria |

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A meeting between peace ambassador Lakdhar Brahimi, Russia's foreign minister and the head of the Arab League has failed to produce an agreement over how to solve the Syrian crisis.

Arab League chief Nabil al-Arabi says they discussed all sides of the situation in Syria with each party agreeing about the necessity to move forward. But no new plan was reached.

UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi (L) and Arab League Secretary General Nabil Alarabi
(C) meet with Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (R) in Cairo, Egypt, 04 November 2012.

According to the Geneva agreement reached by world powers in June, a transitional government in Syria must be formed on the basis of a mutual agreement between the government and the opposition.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov accused countries that only work with the Syrian opposition of not sticking to the Geneva agreement.

UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi (R), Arab League Secretary General Nabil Alarabi
(C) and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) speak during a news conference following
their talks in Cairo, Egypt, 04 November 2012.

UN-Arab League peace envoy Lakhdar Brahimi (R), Arab League Secretary General Nabil Alarabi
(C) and Russia's Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) speak during a news conference following
their talks in Cairo, Egypt, 04 November 2012.

 

Editor:Zhang Rui |Source: CCTV.com

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