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Switzerland: Syrian opposition and government won't talk directly - Akbik00:43

Switzerland: Syrian opposition and government won't talk directly - Akbik

Switzerland, Geneva
January 25, 2014 at 09:51 GMT +00:00 · Published

Switzerland: Syrian opposition and government won't talk directly - Akbik

Monzer Akbik of the Syrian National Coalition explained to reporters that the only way the opposition and government discuss is through the mediation of Lakhdar Brahimi, in Geneva, Saturday

When asked if there were heated exchanges in the meeting, Akbik explained that "we will not talk to each other. This process is a mediated process. Each party will talk only to the president of the session, Mr Lakhdar Brahimi."

Despite conveying deep hostilities towards the government of Bashar al-Assad, Akbik assured supporters: "We came here in a responsible manner. We are serious, we want to save lives and we want to achieve peace. So we will give it the time."

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Switzerland: Syrian opposition and government won't talk directly - Akbik

Monzer Akbik of the Syrian National Coalition explained to reporters that the only way the opposition and government discuss is through the mediation of Lakhdar Brahimi, in Geneva, Saturday

When asked if there were heated exchanges in the meeting, Akbik explained that "we will not talk to each other. This process is a mediated process. Each party will talk only to the president of the session, Mr Lakhdar Brahimi."

Despite conveying deep hostilities towards the government of Bashar al-Assad, Akbik assured supporters: "We came here in a responsible manner. We are serious, we want to save lives and we want to achieve peace. So we will give it the time."

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