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    Friends of Syria Pushing Opposition Toward Geneva Talksi
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    January 13, 2014 4:56 PM
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry joined other foreign ministers backing opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Paris Sunday. They are trying to bring together disparate civilian and military components of the uprising ahead of planned peace talks later this month. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from the French capital, Syria's government and its opponents remain divided over the purpose of those talks.

    Friends of Syria Pushing Opposition Toward Geneva Talks

    Published January 13, 2014

    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry joined other foreign ministers backing opponents of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in Paris Sunday. They are trying to bring together disparate civilian and military components of the uprising ahead of planned peace talks later this month. VOA State Department Correspondent Scott Stearns reports from the French capital, Syria's government and its opponents remain divided over the purpose of those talks.


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