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Geneva Syria talks to resume on May 10 - RIA cites Russian official

U.N. mediator Staffan de Mistura (R) listens to a member of his staff before a meeting with the Syrian government delegation during Syria Peace talks at the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Denis Balibouse

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Syria peace talks in Geneva will resume on May 10, Russia’s RIA news agency quoted Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Mikhail Bogdanov as saying on Wednesday.

He was referring to U.N. special envoy on Syria Staffan de Mistura who announced that, RIA said.

The Syrian government said on Tuesday that it had held a final session of talks with de Mistura in a “useful and productive round”.

Reporting by Polina Devitt, Writing by Denis Pinchuk; Editing by Dmitry Solovyov