Anger at U.S. aid hangs up Syria talks

Day’s try for peace ends early but ‘nobody’s walking out,’ negotiator says

Posted: January 29, 2014 at 5:08 a.m.

Syrian Deputy Foreign Minister Faisal al-Mikdad speaks after a meeting with the Syrian opposition at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva on Tuesday.

Syrian government anger over a U.S. decision to resume aid to the opposition prompted the United Nations mediator to cut short Tuesday’s peace talks, but he said no one was to blame for the impasse and that the negotiations would continue.

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