Syria adviser rebuffs interim-government idea

Posted: January 30, 2014 at 5:18 a.m.

U.N. Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi reacts Wednesday during his daily press briefing at the United Nations headquarters in Geneva.

Syrian President Bashar Assad’s adviser Wednesday rejected the opposition’s call for a transitional governing body and suggested for the first time that a presidential election scheduled to be held later this year has the potential to not take place amid the raging violence.

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