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Wednesday, 15 January 2014 - 14:22
Syria says West talks to Damascus about Islamist rebels
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Syria's deputy foreign minister has told the BBC, that Western intelligence agencies have visited Damascus for talks on combating radical Islamist groups.

Faisal Mekdad said there was a schism between Western security officials and politicians who are pressing President Bashar al-Assad to step down.

The growth of jihadist groups among rebels fighting President Assad has caused international concern.

Syrian government officials are due to attend peace talks in Geneva next week.
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