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Switzerland: Syrian opposition leaders arrive for meeting with UN's de Mistura00:46

Switzerland: Syrian opposition leaders arrive for meeting with UN's de Mistura

Switzerland, Geneva
March 15, 2016 at 14:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

The delegation of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) of the Syrian opposition arrived at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Tuesday, to hold their first official meeting with UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura in the framework of the new round of intra-Syria peace talks.

On Monday de Mistura emphasised the importance of the intra-Syria talks by indicating that the only alternative is a return to and a worsening of hostilities. "The only 'Plan B' available is a return to war. And to even worse war than we had so far," the UN envoy told press.

Switzerland: Syrian opposition leaders arrive for meeting with UN's de Mistura00:46
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The delegation of the High Negotiations Committee (HNC) of the Syrian opposition arrived at the Palais des Nations in Geneva, Tuesday, to hold their first official meeting with UN Special Envoy to Syria Staffan de Mistura in the framework of the new round of intra-Syria peace talks.

On Monday de Mistura emphasised the importance of the intra-Syria talks by indicating that the only alternative is a return to and a worsening of hostilities. "The only 'Plan B' available is a return to war. And to even worse war than we had so far," the UN envoy told press.