Syria ready to discuss Russia peace plan talks, opposition dismissive




 
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December 27th, 2014  
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Topic: Syria ready to discuss Russia peace plan talks, opposition dismissive


By Oliver Holmes and Omar Fahmy BEIRUT/CAIRO (Reuters) - Syria said on Saturday it was willing to participate in "preliminary consultations" in Moscow aimed at restarting talks next year to end its civil war but the Western-backed opposition dismissed the initiative. Two rounds of peace talks this year in Geneva failed to halt the conflict which has killed 200,000 people during more than three years of violence and there was little sign of the latest move gaining traction. ...




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