Chief negotiator of Syria’s main opposition quits over failed peace talks


(FILE) A file picture dated 22 March 2016 shows chief negotiator of Syria's main opposition umbrella group, Mohammed Alloush, during a press conference after a round of negotiations between the Syrian opposition and the UN Special Envoy of the Secretary-General for Syria Staffan de Mistura (not pictured), at the European headquarters of the United Nations, in Geneva, Switzerland.

Last week, the UN Envoy in Syria, Staffan de Mistura said that there won’t be another round of Syrian peace talks for at least another two to three weeks.

Mohammed Alloush, Chief negotiator for the main Syrian opposition body, rebel group Army of Islam and member of High Negotiations Committee (HNC) said that he is quitting his post blaming the Syrian regime for the unsuccessful Syrian peace talks.

“The three rounds of talks were unsuccessful because of the stubbornness of the regime and its continued bombardments and aggressions against the Syrian people,” Alloush said. The top diplomat announced his resignation on Sunday, just days after the ...

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