No date set for third round of Syria peace talks: opposition

GENEVA Sat Feb 15, 2014 7:54am EST

1 of 3. An Iraqi Shi'ite fighter holds his weapon during a patrol on the outskirts of Damascus February 13, 2014. Picture taken February 13, 2014.

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GENEVA (Reuters) - No agreement was made on a date for a third round of Syria peace talks in Geneva during a final session between the government and opposition, Ahmad Jakal, opposition negotiator, said on Saturday.

"It was a short, tense session, dominated by differences over how to tackle the issues of violence and political transition. Mr. (Lakhdar) Brahimi set no date for a third round but he made it clear he expects there will be one," he said, referring to the international mediator.

(Reporting by Khaled Yacoud Oweis; Writing by Oliver Holmes; Editing by Janet Lawrence)

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riposte wrote:
how surprising!!!!! NOT

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