Russia says Syria will attend peace conference
The government of President Bashar Assad has agreed 'in principle' to participate at the talks in Geneva, Moscow says. The opposition's stance is still unclear. BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad's government has agreed "in principle" to participate in a U.S.- and Russian-sponsored peace conference aimed at ending the violence in Syria, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Friday.
Russia Says Syria Will Attend Geneva Peace Talks
The United States and Russia had agreed to pull together the peace conference, with Russia responsible for bringing the government of President Bashar al-Assad to the table.
Syria opposition seeks to unify as momentum for talks builds
ISTANBUL - Syria's fractious opposition scrambled to agree a new leadership on Friday in a bid to present a coherent front at peace talks which the United States and Russia are convening to seek an end to more than two years of civil war.
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