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Big Powers to Take Bigger Role in Syria Talksi
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February 10, 2014 11:02 PM
Senior U.S. and Russian officials are to take a bigger role in the UN-sponsored talks on Syria's future that reconvened in Geneva Monday. The move comes as the Syrian government and opposition delegations remain far apart on how to end the nearly three-year-long civil war. VOA's Al Pessin reports from London.

Big Powers to Take Bigger Role in Syria Talks

Published February 10, 2014

Senior U.S. and Russian officials are to take a bigger role in the UN-sponsored talks on Syria's future that reconvened in Geneva Monday. The move comes as the Syrian government and opposition delegations remain far apart on how to end the nearly three-year-long civil war. VOA's Al Pessin reports from London.


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