Get Syria back to peace talks, U.N. says

Posted: February 2, 2014 at 2:29 a.m.

The United Nations’ secretary-general pressed the U.S. and Russia to help ensure that peace talks aimed at ending Syria’s civil war can soon resume, while Russia’s foreign minister said Saturday that it was “very difficult” to push Syrian President Bashar Assad’s government to make concessions.

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