G8 urges Syria peace talks as fighting flares in north




 
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G8 urges Syria peace talks as fighting flares in north
 
June 18th, 2013  
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G8 urges Syria peace talks as fighting flares in north
By Andrew Osborn and Oliver Holmes ENNISKILLEN, Northern Ireland/BEIRUT (Reuters) - Differences between Russia and the West mean an international peace conference on Syria is now unlikely before August, a source at a meeting of Group of Eight leaders said on Tuesday as surging government forces brought heavy fighting to Aleppo. World leaders called for peace talks to be held as soon as possible to end the war in Syria but made no mention of a date for the international conference, which had been due to be held in Geneva next month. ...

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