Nov. 23 (UPI) --
The Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad
and the opposition will hold peace talks starting Jan. 22, 2014, the United Nations announced
We will go to Geneva with a mission of hope. The Geneva conference is the vehicle for a peaceful transition that fulfills the legitimate aspirations of all the Syrian people for freedom and dignity, and which guarantees safety and protection to all communities in Syria," the United Nations said in a statement.
Syrian officials have however said they “are not going to Geneva to hand over power.”
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