Syria talks must bolster moderates, says UK s Hague

Tuesday, 22 October 2013 - 18:06

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UKs foreign secretary says Bolstering Syrias moderate opposition is crucial to excluding extremists from power in the war-gripped country.

William Hague was speaking as Arab and Western foreign ministers gathered for talks with Syrian opposition officials.

The London talks are trying to lay the groundwork for planned peace negotiations in Geneva next month.

But a key group in Syrias main opposition alliance is threatening to boycott the meeting dubbed Geneva II.



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