Assad regime to attend UN peace talks if ‘terrorists’ are banned

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yrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem (C-R) meeting UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura (C-L) in Damascus, Syria, 09 January 2016

Assad regime to attend UN peace talks if ‘terrorists’ are banned


For the first time since 2014, Bashar al Assad's regime announced it's willing to attend UN Geneva peace talks with the opposition, at the end of January, provided that 'terrorists' are banned.

“Syria is ready to take part in Geneva meetings at the appointed time,” foreign Minister Walid al-Moallem said in a meeting in Damascus with UN envoy for Syria Staffan de Mistura, according to state run Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA).

However, Assad's regime's focus lies on fighting terrorism since ...


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